Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657930
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityCarnegie Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaritan
HUC8 Number02030105
HUC10 NameMillstone River
HUC10 Number0203010503
HUC12 NameLower Millstone River
HUC12 Number020301050312
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Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
CommentsCaught and removed a slider from the lake. They are well established from pet releases.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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