Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271854
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateWV
CountyBerkeley
Localityupper Potomac River at Williamsport,MD
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameRocky Marsh Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000411
HUC12 NameCamp Spring Run-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700041103
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19446
Date:2005
Title:Boys find alligator near Potomac River.
Publisher:The Associated Press.
Issue:April 29, 2005
CommentsSpecimen collected.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size8 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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