Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271841
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNJ
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityPiscataway, a front yard near west 7th Street
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaritan
HUC8 Number02030105
HUC10 NameRaritan River
HUC10 Number0203010505
HUC12 NameGreen Brook
HUC12 Number020301050504
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month10
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19445
Author:Richardson, K.L.
Date:2005
Title:Piscataway gator gets new home.
Publisher:Home News Tribune.
Issue:October 18, 2005
CommentsSpecimen collected.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size3 ft


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2021].

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