Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1403610
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNC
CountyAlleghany
LocalityNew River [In the New River State Park, near the island next to group campsite]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper New
HUC8 Number05050001
HUC10 NameFox Creek-New River
HUC10 Number0505000103
HUC12 NameGrassy Creek-New River
HUC12 Number050500010302
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month4
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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