Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID262246
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateCA
CountyButte
LocalityButte Creek, near Chico
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameButte Creek
HUC8 Number18020158
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18792
Author:Burress, R.
Date:2009
Title:Natural Wonders: Alligator in the Creek is Example of What Doesn't Belong Here.
Publisher:Chicoercom.
Issue:July 25, 2009
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18795
Author:Aylworth, R.H.
Date:2009
Title:Fishermen say they found alligator in Butte Creek.
Publisher:ChicoER.com
Issue:July 15
Commentsphotos
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size41 inches
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2021].

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