Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155987
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNJ
CountyUnion
LocalityLake Mindowaskin, Westfield
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSandy Hook-Staten Island
HUC8 Number02030104
HUC10 NameRahway River
HUC10 Number0203010401
HUC12 NameLower Rahway River
HUC12 Number020301040104
Map
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Collection Year1942
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.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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