Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1456639
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateKY
CountyHarlan
LocalityClover Fork of the Cumberland River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130101
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Collection Day30
Collection Month12
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31204
Author:WBIR 10 News
Date:2017
Title:Kentucky man finds gator frozen in his backyard
Publisher:WBIR 10 News
Commentspet that had been dumped into the river
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierKentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2019].

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