Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Impact ID3385
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionData from the Nutria (Myocastor coypus) enclosure study revealed that species richness and evenness were substantially higher in the treatments excluding Myocastor coypus than in controls grazed by both Myocastor coypus and waterfowl.
Reference33930
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLouisiana

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