Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

45 results for Myocastor coypus (nutria)

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Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3343 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Field In wetlands of Louisiana, Nutria (Myocastor coypus) may be the dominant force in... 14720
3344 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) readily eat cattails (Typhn latifolia) shoots and roots.... 16213
3345 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) are a nuisance species in the rice fields of Louisiana. Nutria... 16213
3346 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) are a nuisance species in the rice fields of Louisiana. Nutria... 16213
3347 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) may enlarge other animals' burrows or construct extensive burrow... 17138
3348 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) generally kill or injure far more plants than they eat while... 17138
3349 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Damage occurred to nearly every crop grown in the area including alfalfa, grass seed, wheat... 17139
3350 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Damage occurred to nearly every crop grown in the area including alfalfa, grass seed, wheat... 17139
3351 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Observational Field Damage occurred to nearly every crop grown in the area including alfalfa, grass seed, wheat... 17139
3352 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Numerous instances of burrowing damage from Nutria (Myocastor coypus) to stream banks... 17139
3353 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Observational Field Numerous instances of burrowing damage from Nutria (Myocastor coypus) to stream banks... 17139
3354 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field Numerous instances of burrowing damage from Nutria (Myocastor coypus) to stream banks... 17139
3355 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field In order to manage Nutria (Myocastor coypus), farmers and land owners must employ control... 17139
3356 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In this study, Roots were the most important part of the Nutria's (Myocastor coypus) diet.... 17144
3358 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) commonly foraged intensively on seedlings of Bald Cyprus... 17146
3360 Myocastor coypus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) ate Bald Cyprus (Taxodium distichum) seedlings almost... 17146
3363 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field During the winter, Nutria (Myocastor coypus) will uproot the planted sugar cane stalks... 17154
3364 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) can destroy entire rice plants. Their constant grazing reduces... 17154
3365 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) burrows can break through levees that serve to divide rice... 17154
3366 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) may burrow into the styrofoam flotation of boat docks and... 17148
3369 Myocastor coypus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) can be infected with several pathogens and parasites that may be... 17148
3370 Myocastor coypus Human Health Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) can be infected with several pathogens and parasites that may be... 17148
3371 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) have been found to be valuable for opening up stands of dense... 33928
3373 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field The most pronounced damage to rice production is caused by Nutria (Myocastor coypus)... 33928
3374 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field The most pronounced damage to rice production is caused by Nutria (Myocastor coypus)... 33928
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