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
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
3354 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field Numerous instances of burrowing damage from Nutria (Myocastor coypus) to stream banks... 17139
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
3374 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field The most pronounced damage to rice production is caused by Nutria (Myocastor coypus)... 33928
3376 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) burrow into and cut levees allowing large fields to flood.... 33928
3377 Myocastor coypus Infrastructure Observational Field Nutria (Myocastor coypus) have burrowed and dug around highway bridges and culverts... 33928

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