Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID282063
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateMT
CountyFlathead
LocalityFlathead River at Shady Lane fishing hole
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlathead Lake
HUC8 Number17010208
HUC10 NameFlathead River-Columbia Falls
HUC10 Number1701020802
HUC12 NameFlathead River-Lake Blaine
HUC12 Number170102080205
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24365
Author:Albertson, K.
Date:2006
Title:Charges unlikely in death of alligator.
Publisher:The Daily Inter Lake
Volume:8
Issue:4
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24366
Author:Hurteau, D., and C. Love.
Date:2006
Title:Later Gator: Alligator turns up at Montana fishing hole, anglers kill it.
Journal:Field and Stream
Publisher:Field and Stream.
Volume:8
Issue:4
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/26/2020].

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