Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1710838
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityColonial Lake 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 Day7
Collection Month10
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Statusestablished
CommentsCaught and removed a slider from the lake. Landed 72 turtles this year.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierGeorge Richard Horvath
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/20/2024].

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