Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238466
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StatePR
CountyRio Grande
LocalityEspiritu Santo River next to the city of Rio Grande
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio Herrera to Las Cabezas de San Juan Coastal Watersheds
HUC10 Number2101000503
HUC12 NameRio Espiritu Santo near mouth
HUC12 Number210100050305
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pet
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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