Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1446471
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMA
CountyEssex
LocalityPlum Island beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NamePlum Island Soung-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0109000101
HUC12 NameOutlet Parker River-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number010900010102
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month2
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm | escaped captivity pet
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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