Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Impact ID3386
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionWithout protection from herbivores, transplant mortality of Panicum hemitomon totaled 90-100% within 6 months planting. Lower transplant moralities, and higher below ground biomass, root mat thickness, and soil strength were found in treatments where Nutria (Myocastor coypus) were excluded.
Reference33932
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLouisiana

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