Specimen Information

Atractosteus spatula
Atractosteus spatula
(Alligator Gar)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1670426
GroupFishes
GenusAtractosteus
Speciesspatula
Common NameAlligator Gar
StateKS
CountyLabette
LocalityNeosho River, east of Parson
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Neosho
HUC8 Number11070205
HUC10 NameHickory Creek-Neosho River
HUC10 Number1107020502
HUC12 NameHalfmoon Lake-Neosho River
HUC12 Number110702050202
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Month10
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:37230
Author:Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Date:2021
Title:First-ever Alligator Gar Caught in Kansas
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierKansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size54 in.; 39.5 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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