Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271807
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateMA
CountyPlymouth
LocalityWaldo Pond, D.W. Field Park, Brockton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
HUC10 NameUpper Taunton River
HUC10 Number0109000401
HUC12 NameMatfield River
HUC12 Number010900040102
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19344
Author:Heslam, J.
Date:2005
Title:Relieved Brockton: See ya later, allilgator.
Journal:The Boston Herald
Publisher:cwapcorg.
Issue:July 15, 2005
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19345
Author:Allegrini, E.
Date:2005
Title:Brockton a temporary gator pond.
Journal:The Enterprise, Brockton, MA
Publisher:cwapcorg.
Issue:July 14, 2005
CommentsSpecimen captured.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Class
Size52 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2020].

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