Specimen Information

Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
(Red-eared Slider)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1241538
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNJ
CountyEssex
LocalitySouth Mountain Reservation Reservoir (Orange Reservoir)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSandy Hook-Staten Island
HUC8 Number02030104
HUC10 NameRahway River
HUC10 Number0203010401
HUC12 NameUpper Rahway River
HUC12 Number020301040101
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month12
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Comments"The reservoir is full of them."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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