Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID139937
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNY
CountyErie
LocalityBuffalo, Scajaquada Creek near the Grant Street Bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNiagara
HUC8 Number04120104
HUC10 NameNiagara
HUC10 Number0412010400
HUC12 Name041201040000
HUC12 Number041201040000
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1959
Author:Anderson, D., and J.L. Habuda.
Date:2001
Title:Officers pull gator from W. side creek.
Publisher:The Buffalo News
Volume:2001
Issue:June 27
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1960
Author:Beebe, M.
Date:2001
Title:Amid hot pursuit, gator plays hard to get.
Publisher:The Buffalo News
Volume:2001
Issue:June 26
Reference 3
Ref. Number:13388
Author:Anonymous
Date:2001
Title:Gotham gator caught in Buffalo, N.Y. creek.
Pages:2 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/25/2021].

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