Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus

Impact ID3387
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThis study found reductions in both the above and below ground biomass of marsh due to Nutria (Myocastor coypus) grazing. It also recorded a decrease in species diversity as a result of grazing.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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