Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115733
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitya canal in North Miami in the vicinity of NW 22nd Ave. and 197th St.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNorth Biscayne Bay
HUC10 Number0309020614
HUC12 NameNorth Biscayne Bay
HUC12 Number030902061406
Map
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Collection Year1968
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
Commentsseveral animals were captured and nests reported seen by the collector
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Sizeup to 6 ft in length


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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