Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164822
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateIA
CountyPottawattamie
LocalityCarter Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Papillion-Mosquito
HUC8 Number10230006
HUC10 NameIndian Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1023000606
HUC12 NameCouncil Bluffs-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102300060601
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18705
Author:Associated Press.
Date:2005
Title:Elusive alligator in western Iowa is captured again.
Publisher:DesMoinesRegister.com
Issue:July 11
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2 feet


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/11/2021].

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