CROCODILES & ALLIGATORS OF THE WORLD
John Fowler & Rachel Barnes
Distribution:- Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.
Note:- C. c. fuscus has also been introduced into Cuba (Isle of Youth),
and USA (Puerto Rico and Florida).
Comments:- usually grows to about 2.5 m (8 ft) rarely exceeds 3 m (10ft)
C. c. apaporiensis (Rio Apaporis Caiman) - Colombia
C. c. crocodilus - Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.
C. c. fuscus (Brown Caiman) - Colombia, Venezuela.
C. c. chiapasius - Columbia, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama.
Note that the status of these subspecies is uncertain.
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Updated March 31, 2020