Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261996
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalitySunset Park pond, Las Vegas [SE corner of airport]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLas Vegas Wash
HUC8 Number15010015
HUC10 NameDuck Creek-Las Vegas Wash
HUC10 Number1501001507
HUC12 NameDuck Creek
HUC12 Number150100150704
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18749
Author:Fox 5 News Las Vegas.
Date:2009
Title:Official: Alligator Likely Abandoned; Reptile Reeled in at Las Vegas Lake.
Publisher:Fox 5 News.
Issue:July 7, 2009
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuventile
Size3.5 ft TL
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