Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115736
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityMiami area canal system
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020211
Map
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Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12082
Author:Ellis, T.M.
Date:1980
Title:Caiman crocodilus: an established exotic in south Florida.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1980
Issue:1
Pages:152-154
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierShirley, W. T.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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