Specimen Information

Chelydra serpentina
Chelydra serpentina
(Snapping Turtle)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1657937
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusChelydra
Speciesserpentina
Common NameSnapping Turtle
StateWA
CountyWhatcom
LocalitySouth end of Lake Whatcom off Lake Whatcom Blvd and South Bay Road in Whatcom County.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNooksack
HUC8 Number17110004
HUC10 NameWhatcom Creek-Frontal Bellingham Bay
HUC10 Number1711000406
HUC12 NameUpper Whatcom Creek
HUC12 Number171100040602
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day20
Collection Month6
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
CommentsWDFW collected turtle and euthanized on 6/22/20
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Chelydra serpentina


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/13/2024].

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