Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1547060
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityCarrick neighbourhood, 300 block of East Agnew Ave.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Monongahela
HUC8 Number05020005
HUC10 NameLower Monongahela River
HUC10 Number0502000508
HUC12 NameStreets Run-Monongahela River
HUC12 Number050200050808
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33285
Author:Matoney, N.
Date:2019
Title:3rd alligator found in Pittsburgh in less than a month
Publisher:WTAE Pittsburgh's Action News 4
Reference 2
Ref. Number:33288
Author:Anonymous
Date:2019
Title:Welcome to Gatorsburgh! Bizarre Pittsburgh alligator captures spark ideas for t-shirts
Publisher:KDKA 2 CBS Pittsburgh
Reference 3
Ref. Number:33289
Author:Shumway, J.
Date:2019
Title:Where will they go? The fate of Pittsburgh’s recently discovered alligators
Publisher:KDKA 2 CBS Pittsburgh
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalCroc Encounters in Florida
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2.5 feet TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2020].

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