Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Impact ID3355
Impact TypeAquaculture/Agriculture
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn order to manage Nutria (Myocastor coypus), farmers and land owners must employ control methods such as trapping, shooting, and rodenticides. These methods vary in success, and in most cases prove to be costly and time consuming.
Reference17139
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationOregon

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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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