Specimen Information

Alligator mississippiensis
Alligator mississippiensis
(American alligator)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115791
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalityPapago Park ponds, Phoenix
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Salt
HUC8 Number15060106
HUC10 NameSalt River below Saguaro Lake
HUC10 Number1506010603
HUC12 NameCity of Phoenix-Salt River
HUC12 Number150601060306
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12109
Author:Demlong, M.
Date:1997
Title:personal communication (herpetologist, Phoenix Zoo, 455 N Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008 602-273-1341).
Comments1 died; 1 to Arizona Game and Fish
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2021].

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