Specimen Information

Crocodylus niloticus
Crocodylus niloticus
(Nile Crocodile)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID155356
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCrocodylus
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Crocodile
StateMS
CountyJackson
Localitynear alligator farm near Moss Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePascagoula
HUC8 Number03170006
HUC10 NameWest Pascagoula River-Pascagoula River
HUC10 Number0317000603
HUC12 NameLower West Pascagoula-Pascagoula Rivers
HUC12 Number031700060303
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13181
Author:Anonymous
Date:1998
Title:Hurricane Georges frees Nile crocs.
Journal:Crocodile Specialist Group Newsletter (IUCN)
Volume:17
Issue:4
Pages:15
CommentsFive Nile crocodiles escaped aided by flooding during hurricane Georges. All were recaptured
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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