Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271801
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateIN
CountyJohnson
LocalityJohnson County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NamePatoka-White
HUC8 Number05120200
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19351
Author:Thomas, J.
Date:2005
Title:It's no croc: Dangerous reptile found in pond.
Journal:The Indianapolis Star
Publisher:cwapcorg.
Issue:August 10, 2005
CommentsSpecimen captured from a subdivision pond.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size52 in, 50 lbs


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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