Specimen Information

Alligator mississippiensis
Alligator mississippiensis
(American alligator)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1711821
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateCA
CountySacramento
LocalityAmerican River at Sailor Bar
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower American
HUC8 Number18020111
HUC10 NameAmerican River
HUC10 Number1802011102
HUC12 NameUpper American River
HUC12 Number180201110201
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month4
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:40913
Author:Elias, R.
Date:2023
Title:7-foot alligator found along American River in Sailor Bar
Publisher:ABC10
CommentsCaught by local resident who turned it over to the Wildlife Care Association; it was then given to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierWildlife Care Association and Jonathan Freedman
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size7 feet


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/21/2024].

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