Specimen Information

Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID237353
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StatePR
CountyCarolina
LocalityHwy PR-3 next to Loiza River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio Grande de Loiza Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000504
HUC12 NameRio Grande de Loiza at mouth
HUC12 Number210100050414
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
CommentsCommon but cryptic. This specimen was hit by a car. It was preserved and on display at the Pinones State Forest office.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size8 feet


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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