Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1613747
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNC
CountyUnion
LocalityVintage Creek subdivision of Weddington, NC.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Catawba
HUC8 Number03050103
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33523
Author:Hooper, B.
Date:2019
Title:Mystery alligator found lurking behind North Carolina home
Publisher:UPI
CommentsCaptured and taken by North Carolina Wildlife Officers.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2-3' TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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