Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115732
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityNorth Miami in a section of canal which extended from Maule Lake to NW 27th Ave.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Year1959
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12019
Author:Wilson, L.D., and L. Porras.
Date:1983
Title:The Ecological Impact of Man on the South Florida Herpetofauna.
Publisher:University of Kansas, Lawrence.
Pages:89 pp
Commentsa nunber of various sized caimans were observed
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierPorras, L.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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