Specimen Information

Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
(Red-eared Slider)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID558354
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityCarnegie Lake just East of Harrison Street
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaritan
HUC8 Number02030105
HUC10 NameMillstone River
HUC10 Number0203010503
HUC12 NameLower Millstone River
HUC12 Number020301050312
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Comments"Caught it on my second cast with my homemade corn meal bait on a number 8 treble hook. It was the largest Red-Eared Slider that I ever saw. I caught many Red-Eared Sliders this year. They are well established. They love my homemade corn meal bait."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/23/2019].

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