Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

45 results for Myocastor coypus (nutria)

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Impact IDScientific NameImpact TypeStudy TypeStudy LocationImpact DescriptionReference
3343 Myocastor coypusHabitat AlterationAnecdotalFieldIn wetlands of Louisiana, Nutria (Myocastor coypus) may be the dominant force in... 14720
3344 Myocastor coypusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) readily eat cattails (Typhn latifolia) shoots and roots.... 16213
3345 Myocastor coypusAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) are a nuisance species in the rice fields of Louisiana. Nutria... 16213
3346 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) are a nuisance species in the rice fields of Louisiana. Nutria... 16213
3347 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) may enlarge other animals' burrows or construct extensive burrow... 17138
3348 Myocastor coypusAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) generally kill or injure far more plants than they eat while... 17138
3349 Myocastor coypusAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldDamage occurred to nearly every crop grown in the area including alfalfa, grass seed, wheat... 17139
3350 Myocastor coypusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldDamage occurred to nearly every crop grown in the area including alfalfa, grass seed, wheat... 17139
3351 Myocastor coypusHabitat AlterationObservationalFieldDamage occurred to nearly every crop grown in the area including alfalfa, grass seed, wheat... 17139
3352 Myocastor coypusAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldNumerous instances of burrowing damage from Nutria (Myocastor coypus) to stream banks... 17139
3353 Myocastor coypusHabitat AlterationObservationalFieldNumerous instances of burrowing damage from Nutria (Myocastor coypus) to stream banks... 17139
3354 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldNumerous instances of burrowing damage from Nutria (Myocastor coypus) to stream banks... 17139
3355 Myocastor coypusAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldIn order to manage Nutria (Myocastor coypus), farmers and land owners must employ control... 17139
3356 Myocastor coypusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldIn this study, Roots were the most important part of the Nutria's (Myocastor coypus) diet.... 17144
3358 Myocastor coypusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) commonly foraged intensively on seedlings of Bald Cyprus... 17146
3360 Myocastor coypusPredation/HerbivoryObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) ate Bald Cyprus (Taxodium distichum) seedlings almost... 17146
3363 Myocastor coypusAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldDuring the winter, Nutria (Myocastor coypus) will uproot the planted sugar cane stalks... 17154
3364 Myocastor coypusAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) can destroy entire rice plants. Their constant grazing reduces... 17154
3365 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) burrows can break through levees that serve to divide rice... 17154
3366 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) may burrow into the styrofoam flotation of boat docks and... 17148
3369 Myocastor coypusDisease/Parasites/ToxicityObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) can be infected with several pathogens and parasites that may be... 17148
3370 Myocastor coypusHuman HealthObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) can be infected with several pathogens and parasites that may be... 17148
3371 Myocastor coypusHabitat AlterationObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) have been found to be valuable for opening up stands of dense... 33928
3373 Myocastor coypusAquaculture/AgricultureObservationalFieldThe most pronounced damage to rice production is caused by Nutria (Myocastor coypus)... 33928
3374 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldThe most pronounced damage to rice production is caused by Nutria (Myocastor coypus)... 33928
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