Specimen Information

Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic

Specimen ID324158
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StatePR
CountyManati
Localitymarshes around Lake Tortuguero
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCibuco-Guajataca
HUC8 Number21010002
HUC10 Number2101000201
Map
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Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25751
Author:Unknown.
Date:2013
Title:About Puerto Rico: Caimans.
Comments"Reports of caimans in Vega Baja's Tortuguero sector were frequent from the 1960's onward."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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