Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271846
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityYoughiogheny River, near Boston Bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameYoughiogheny
HUC8 Number05020006
HUC10 NameLower Youghiogheny River
HUC10 Number0502000612
HUC12 NamePollack Run-Youghiogheny River
HUC12 Number050200061203
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19343
Author:WPXI.
Date:2007
Title:Gator found in local river; small alligator captured.
Publisher:wpxicom.
Issue:May 27, 2007
CommentsSpecimen collected.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size5 ft


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2021].

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