Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1725409
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityGropps Lake, Hamilton NJ
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrosswicks-Neshaminy
HUC8 Number02040201
HUC10 NameCrosswicks Creek
HUC10 Number0204020101
HUC12 NameLower Crosswicks Creek
HUC12 Number020402010105
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
CommentsCaught and removed a slider from the lake. They are well established from pet releases. Landed 92 turtles this year. They like corn and corn meal.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJonathan Freedman, USGS NAS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Trachemys scripta elegans


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/13/2024].

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