Specimen Information

Crocodylus niloticus
Crocodylus niloticus
(Nile Crocodile)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID282961
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCrocodylus
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Crocodile
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityC-103 Canal at Krome Avenue and 280th St. in Redland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameCoral Gables
HUC10 Number0309020616
HUC12 NameMowery Canal
HUC12 Number030902061605
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month4
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity farm
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25645
Author:Morgan, C.
Date:2012
Title:A more dangerous crocodile surfaces in Florida.
Publisher:The Seattle Times.
Issue:December 8
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25646
Author:Morgan, C.
Date:2012
Title:Hunting a man-eating croc in South Florida.
Publisher:Miami Herald
Issue:November 25
Reference 3
Ref. Number:25648
Author:Associated Press.
Date:2012
Title:Nile crocodile hunted near Miami as potential danger.
Publisher:USA Today
Issue:November 30
Comments"One has been located on Krome Ave and 220th, C-103 Canal". Actual canal runs under Krome Ave at 280th St. Only observed; not captured.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size3+ ft


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2020].

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