Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID115887
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateCO
CountyMesa
LocalityColorado River near Fruita
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameColorado Headwaters-Plateau
HUC8 Number14010005
HUC10 NameBig Salt Wash-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1401000516
HUC12 NameDevils Canyon-Colorado River
HUC12 Number140100051615
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity zoo
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12179
Author:Livo, L.J., G.A. Hammerson, and H.M. Smith
Date:1998
Title:Summary of Amphibians and Reptiles Introduced into Colorado.
Journal:Northwestern Naturalist
Volume:79
Issue:1
Pages:1-11
Commentsone was recaught; one remained at large
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/16/2021].

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