Specimen Information

Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID156003
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateCT
CountyNew London
LocalityBlue Lake, North Stonington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameQuinebaug
HUC8 Number01100001
HUC10 NamePachaug River
HUC10 Number0110000106
HUC12 NameLower Pachaug River
HUC12 Number011000010602
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13262
Author:Altimari, D.
Date:1996
Title:If the stump moves it might be a spectacled caiman.
Publisher:The Hartford Courant
Volume:July
Issue:30
Pages:A3, A9
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13263
Author:Crombie, N.
Date:1996
Title:'Honey, we caught a gator'.
Publisher:The New London Day
Volume:7
Issue:30
Pages:A1, A4
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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