Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID293794
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusAlligator
Speciesmississippiensis
Common NameAmerican alligator
StateMI
CountyWayne
LocalityDetroit Michigan
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDetroit
HUC8 Number04090004
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month12
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25349
Author:CNN.
Date:2012
Title:5-foot alligator dumped in Detroit.
Publisher:cnncom.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size5'


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2021].

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