Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1613632
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNY
CountyRichmond
LocalityPonded rainwater in the woods near Cranford Ave., Staten Island, New York, NY.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSandy Hook-Staten Island
HUC8 Number02030104
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33462
Author:Rana Novini
Date:2019
Title:Alligator found in Staten Island woods, and no one is sure where it came from.
Publisher:NBC New York
CommentsCaptured and taken to an animal care center in Brooklyn.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size3'


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2020].

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