Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156005
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localityexotic animal dealership Miami-Dade County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020615
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13176
Author:Belleville, B.
Date:1994
Title:Critter Patrol.
Journal:Florida Magazine
Volume:41
Issue:22
Pages:8-12,15
Commentscaiman escaped an animal dealership when cages were destroyed during Hurrican Andrew
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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