Common caiman

common caiman has a bony ridge and slightly lighter color around each eye. Its body is greenish to brownish gray, sometimes with noticeable dark bands on its tail and patches on its back. Adults usually grow to 4 to 6 feet (1.2 to 1. More

The common caiman is the most widely distributed of the New World crocodilians, ranging from southern Mexico to Peru and Brazil. More

The Common caiman is an exotic species in Florida, although it has become established in the south eastern part of the state. More

Common Caiman Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Sauropsida Order: Crocodilia Family: Alligatoridae More

the Common Caiman (Caiman crocodilus), which include wetlands, rivers and lakes. The Yacare Caiman is often associated with floating mats of vegetation. The Yacare Caiman has the southernmost distribution of all caimans. More

Common caimans have been known to live into their 60s, though this is rare. CONSERVATION STATUS Not listed by the IUCN. One of the four subspecies (C. c. More

common caiman and the brown caiman, which are listed as CITES Appendix II species but are not listed in the Act. Other caiman species will be retained as endangered under the Act, including the black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) and the broad-snouted caiman (Caiman latirostris). More

Like the common caiman, its scales have well-developed osteoderms. The less ossified flanks are used in the skin trade. More

The common caiman (Caiman crocodilus), is currently the most abundant crocodilian species and is the most harvest crocodile among the hide industry. Native to South and Central America, C. More

The common caiman is indeed common, the most common of all crocodilian species. It is also called the More

This photo shows a common caiman (bottom left) american crocodile (bottom right) and missippi alligator (top). An excellent photo to illustrate the differences between crocs and alligators Like all crocodilians worldwide (with the possible exception of the Common Caiman), the American Crocodile is threatened with extinction. More

Common Caiman were much harder to discover. We saw this one basking near the edge of Lake Mamirau More

The Common Caiman is a small to medium sized crocodile. The common name of Spectacled Caiman comes from the bony ridge in front of the eyes that appears to join the eyes like a pair of spectacles. More

Common names

Brillekaiman in Norwegian - Norsk
Brillenkaiman in German - Deutsch
Caiman crocodilus in Spanish - español
Cayman in English - English
common caiman in English - English
Common caiman, Spectacled caiman in English - English
Jacaré-do-pantanal in Portuguese - Português
Jacaretinga in Portuguese - Português
Kajman brýlový in Czech - česky
Kajman naočar in Croatian - Hrvatski
Silmälasikaimaani in Finnish - suomen kieli
spectacled caiman in English - English
Кайман обыкновенный in Russian - русский язык
Очилат кайман in Bulgarian - български език
Очилен кајман in Macedonian - македонски јазик
קיימן ממושקף in Hebrew - ‫עברית

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Order : Crocodylia
Family : Crocodylidae
Genus : Caiman
Species : Caiman crocodilus
Authority : LINNAEUS 1758