(Terran Non Sentient life form)
An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. The two living species are the American alligator (A. mississippiensis) and the Chinese alligator (A. sinensis). Additionally, several extinct species of alligator are known from fossil remains. Alligators first appeared during the Oligocene epoch about 37 million years ago.
The name "alligator" is probably an anglicized form of el lagarto, the Spanish term for "the lizard", which early Spanish explorers and settlers in Florida called the alligator. Later English spellings of the name included allagarta and alagarto
Alligators are commercially farmed on Earth and several other planets (Most notable Alligator Swamp ) primarily for leather and meat production.
Life Alligators may be traded and kept as pets, but require a Dangerous Lifeform Trade and Ownership licence (DLTO) Class II
Trade info XChange
The current prices for alligators are Cr 6 per 100cm + Cr0.80 per Lightyear Transport
Alligator meat per 1000 gr - Cr 16 per 1000 gr
The average price per 100cm of hide 10 Cr
Other uses of the Term