Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238807
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StatePR
CountyVega Baja
LocalityCibuco River at mouth
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 Month6
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuscollected
CommentsAn adult was sighted resting on a sandbar.
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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