Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Impact ID4780
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn Florida, Caiman crocodilus may compete for food and other resources with native Alligator mississippiensis and Crocodylus acutus.
Reference37209
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationFlorida

Return to impacts listing for Caiman crocodilus

Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.