Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1547614
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNY
CountyDutchess
LocalityWaryas Park, Poughkeepsie, NY.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHudson-Wappinger
HUC8 Number02020008
HUC10 NameLandsman Kill-Hudson River
HUC10 Number0202000801
HUC12 NameTwaalfskill Creek-Hudson River
HUC12 Number020200080106
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33315
Author:Ben Hooper
Date:2018
Title:Loose alligator captured in New York town
Publisher:UPI
CommentsUnknown origin, captured and rehomed at Two by Two Zoo in Pleasant Valley.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2021].

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