Specimen Information

Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
(Red-eared Slider)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1651125
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityRobert G. Martin Lake, Veteran's Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Musconetcong
HUC8 Number02040105
HUC10 NameAssunpink Creek-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010508
HUC12 NameLower Assunpink Creek
HUC12 Number020401050803
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month7
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
CommentsCaught a slider in the park lake with corn bait, then released it into the Delaware River. It was the fifth slider that I caught in the lake this year. They are well established from pet releases.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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