Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus

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.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2022].

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