Specimen Information

Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID271842
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateNY
CountyKings
LocalitySpring Creek Park
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
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Collection Day18
Collection Month5
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19046
Author:Colangelo, L.
Date:2008
Title:All of a sudden, Brooklyn is caiman island with park discovery.
Journal:NY Daily News
Publisher:nydailynewscom.
Issue:May 18, 2008
CommentsSpecimens collected.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
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