Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID157311
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateWA
LocalitySeattle area lakes
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Washington
HUC8 Number17110012
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13640
Author:Roesler, R.
Date:2003
Title:Freed pets taking over.
Publisher:The Spokesman-Review.
Volume:2003
Issue:October 27
Commentsseveral in the past decade
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collecteda few


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