Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

10 results for Myocastor coypus (nutria)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3345 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) are a nuisance species in the rice fields of Louisiana. Nutria... 16213
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
3352 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture 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
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
3373 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field The most pronounced damage to rice production is caused by Nutria (Myocastor coypus)... 33928
3375 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) burrow into and cut levees allowing large fields to flood.... 33928
3378 Myocastor coypus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) will travel from nearby marshlands to graze on crops such as... 33928

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