Specimen Information

Crocodylus acutus
Crocodylus acutus
(American crocodile)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Native Transplant

Specimen ID238547
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCrocodylus
Speciesacutus
Common NameAmerican crocodile
StatePR
CountyManati
LocalityTortuguero Lagoon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCibuco-Guajataca
HUC8 Number21010002
HUC10 NameRio Cibuco Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000201
HUC12 NameRio Cibuco-Cienaga Prieta-Laguna Tortuguero Coastal Watershed
HUC12 Number210100020107
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusfailed
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2021].

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