Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1406730
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNC
CountyHyde
LocalityOcracoke Island, Hwy 12 at mile 76.6
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePamlico Sound
HUC8 Number03020105
HUC10 NamePamlico Sound-Ocracoke Inlet
HUC10 Number0302010502
HUC12 NameHoward Reef-Ocracoke Island
HUC12 Number030201050205
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month4
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsRoad kill.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineBrackish


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/9/2020].

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