Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
(Red-eared Slider)
Native Transplant

2 results for Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared Slider)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4375 Trachemys scripta elegans Commerce Observational Field Many people around the world purchase sliders and keep them in ponds for aesthetic purposes. 36311
6582 Trachemys scripta elegans Commerce Anecdotal N/A Red-eared sliders were on sale in pet shops in Toronto as early as 1945. 41444

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/22/2024].

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