Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Impact ID3389
Impact TypeHarvest
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionFeral Nutria (Myocastor coypus) have long been harvested as a fur resource and occasionally for their meat. The value of Myocastor coypus pelts has varied historically, both spatially and temporally.
Reference17109
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationLouisiana

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