Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1541618
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNC
CountyDavidson
LocalityHigh Rock Lake, in a cove in Abbotts Creek off Warf Road
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Yadkin
HUC8 Number03040103
HUC10 NameAbbotts Creek
HUC10 Number0304010302
HUC12 NameHigh Rock Lake-Abbotts Creek
HUC12 Number030401030207
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32761
Author:Price, M.
Date:2019
Title:How did an alligator end up in High Rock Lake in NC's Unwharrie Mountains?
Publisher:The Charlotte Observer
CommentsAnimal removed and destroyed
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2020].

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