Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237362
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StatePR
CountyMoca
LocalityPajuil community next to the Culebrinas River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCulebrinas-Guanajibo
HUC8 Number21010003
HUC10 Number2101000301
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
CommentsThere are so many Caimans at this site that locals refer to the species as a "plague". Unable to find Pajuil in correct county or by correct river.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2022].

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