Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Impact ID3348
Impact TypeAquaculture/Agriculture
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionNutria (Myocastor coypus) generally kill or injure far more plants than they eat while grazing. Nutria (Myocastor coypus) will often graze plants such as alfalfa, rice, ryegrass, or other pasture grasses to the ground.
Reference17138
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLouisiana

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2021].

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