Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1321940
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateWV
CountyRandolph
LocalityTygart Valley River, Randolph County
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTygart Valley
HUC8 Number05020001
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29016
Author:TristateUpdate.com
Date:2016
Title:West Virginia Fisherman Catches Alligator
Publisher:tristateupdate.com
Volume:2016
Issue:6 Sept
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year ClassJuvenile
Size3.5'
Number of Juveniles1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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