Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238429
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StatePR
CountyQuebradillas
Localitya ditch on San Jose Street, near intersection with road PR-2, city of Quebradillas
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCibuco-Guajataca
HUC8 Number21010002
HUC10 Number2101000205
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
CommentsOne individual was captured by Puerto Rico DNR rangers.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2022].

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