Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155981
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityEast River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
Map
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Collection Year1937
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13255
Author:Mikkelson, B., and D.R. Mikkelson.
Date:2001
Title:Snopes.com. Urban legends reference pages.
Commentscollected by a barge captain
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/22/2021].

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