NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID547359
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateMS
CountyAdams
LocalitySt. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Natchez
HUC8 Number8060100
Map
Collection Day17
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity pet
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
No Released0
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2014].

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