Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID273895
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateMN
CountyHennepin
LocalityMooney Lake [just northwest of Minneapolis]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameMinnehaha Creek
HUC10 Number0701020606
HUC12 NameLower Lake Minnetonka
HUC12 Number070102060604
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13389
Author:Haga, C.
Date:2002
Title:Don't sweat the milfoil; we've got alligators, maybe.
Publisher:Star Tribune
Pages:3 pp
CommentsThree unconfirmed but "credible" sightings
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2021].

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