Specimen Information

Alligator mississippiensis
Alligator mississippiensis
(American alligator)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Native Transplant

Specimen ID238700
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateGA
CountyFulton
LocalityChattahoochee River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Chattahoochee-Lake Harding
HUC8 Number03130002
HUC10 NameDog River-Chattahoochee River
HUC10 Number0313000203
HUC12 NameTuggle Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC12 Number031300020304
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16143
Author:Smith, T.
Date:2007
Title:Rare find: Wayward gator shows up in Atlanta.
Journal:CNN
Publisher:cnncom.
Issue:June 13, 2007
CommentsAlligator spotted in river but not captured.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size8 feet
Number Released1


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