Specimen Information

Atractosteus spatula
Atractosteus spatula
(Alligator Gar)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1635336
GroupFishes
GenusAtractosteus
Speciesspatula
Common NameAlligator Gar
StatePA
CountyDelaware
LocalityPond in Fenimore Park, Radnor Township, PA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
HUC10 NameLower Schuylkill River
HUC10 Number0204020310
HUC12 NamePlymouth Creek-Schuylkill River
HUC12 Number020402031007
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34177
Author:Hooper, B.
Date:2020
Title:Large, non-native fish found in Pennsylvania pond
Publisher:United Press International
Reference 2
Ref. Number:34178
Author:Radnor Police Department
Date:2020
Title:Rare fish located in Radnor pond
Publisher:Radnor Police Department Twitter Page
CommentsFound deceased in pond.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalPennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
VerifierPennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/6/2020].

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