Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

8 results for Myocastor coypus (nutria)

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
3351 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Observational Field Damage occurred to nearly every crop grown in the area including alfalfa, grass seed, wheat... 17139
3353 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Observational Field Numerous instances of burrowing damage from Nutria (Myocastor coypus) to stream banks... 17139
3371 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) have been found to be valuable for opening up stands of dense... 33928
3384 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Experimental Field The amount of carbon lost in wetland systems from grazing Nutria (Myocastor coypus) can be... 33929
3387 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Experimental Field This study found reductions in both the above and below ground biomass of marsh due to Nutria... 18414
3388 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Experimental Field Above-ground biomass, below-ground production, soil elevation, and the expansion of the root zone... 33934
3394 Myocastor coypus Habitat Alteration Experimental Field This study documented a reduction in above-ground biomass as a result of Nutria (Myocastor... 33938

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