Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID877779
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityCarnegie Lake near Millstone River mouth
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaritan
HUC8 Number02030105
HUC10 NameMillstone River
HUC10 Number0203010503
HUC12 NameLower Millstone River
HUC12 Number020301050312
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Comments"Caught and removed a red-eared slider from the lake on my homemade corn meal bait. They are common there now."
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 [8/24/2019].

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