Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155983
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNY
CountyWestchester
LocalityHuguenot Lake, Westchester
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBronx
HUC8 Number02030102
HUC10 NameHutchinson River-Mamaroneck River
HUC10 Number0203010202
HUC12 NameEast Creek-Mamaroneck Harbor
HUC12 Number020301020203
Map
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Collection Year1938
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.
CommentsFive alligators colllected
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2021].

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