Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID291010
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityLily Pond on Long Island, NY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NamePeconic River
HUC10 Number0203020205
HUC12 NameGreat Peconic Bay
HUC12 Number020302020505
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24945
Author:Wilburn, G.
Date:2012
Title:Alligator found in L.l. park; 6th gator found this month.
Publisher:Fox Television Stations, Inc.
Comments5 other alligators caught in Suffolk county within the month prior to this specimen.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size3 ft


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