Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus

Impact ID3343
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn wetlands of Louisiana, Nutria (Myocastor coypus) may be the dominant force in destroying desirable vegetation and preventing revegetation in swamp forests and marshes.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2023].

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