Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID268114
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateWI
CountyWashington
LocalityMilwaukee River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMilwaukee
HUC8 Number04040003
HUC10 NameUpper Milwaukee River
HUC10 Number0404000302
HUC12 NameSilver Creek-Milwaukee River
HUC12 Number040400030208
Map
+
Collection Month10
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19037
Author:Johnson, J.
Date:2007
Title:You shot a what? Hunter sets out to shoot ducks along the river; instead, he flushes out a 4 foot long alligator.
Journal:Journal Sentinel
Publisher:jsonlinecom.
Issue:October 1, 2007
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19348
Author:The Associated Press.
Date:2007
Title:Alligator shot in Milwaukee River.
Publisher:fdlreportercom.
Issue:October 1, 2007
CommentsAlligator shot and killed. See voucher photos.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
SizeTL =4 ft.
Photo




Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2021].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.