Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

8 results for Myocastor coypus (nutria)

Impact IDScientific NameImpact TypeStudy TypeStudy LocationImpact DescriptionReference
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
3354 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldNumerous instances of burrowing damage from Nutria (Myocastor coypus) to stream banks... 17139
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
3374 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldThe most pronounced damage to rice production is caused by Nutria (Myocastor coypus)... 33928
3376 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) burrow into and cut levees allowing large fields to flood.... 33928
3377 Myocastor coypusInfrastructureObservationalFieldNutria (Myocastor coypus) have burrowed and dug around highway bridges and culverts... 33928

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2021].

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