Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1617865
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityAllegheny River, off of 57th St.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Allegheny
HUC8 Number05010009
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33737
Author:Staff
Date:2019
Title:Another alligator found in Allegheny County this year
Publisher:WPXI
CommentsCaptured and taken to Humane Animal Rescue for future rehoming to a Wildlife Rescue. Nicknamed "Gus."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2020].

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