Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115675
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateMA
CountyBristol
LocalityTaunton, swamps
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:704
Author:Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell.
Date:1993
Title:Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6.
Publisher:Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
Pages:95 pp
Commentsarticle in Attleborough Sun Chronicle, 31 August 1989
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1 m, 9 kg.


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