Specimen Information

Chelydra serpentina
Chelydra serpentina
(Snapping Turtle)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID238292
Common NameSnapping Turtle
CountyRio Grande
LocalityEspiritu Santo River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameBahia de San Juan-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number2101000508
HUC12 NameBahia de San Juan-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number210100050800
Collection Month3
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
CommentsTwo adults, probably escapees, were captured by personnel from the Espiritu Santo River Natural Reserve
Record TypePersonal communication


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2024].

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