Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1447233
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateCA
CountyMerced
LocalityMerced River, near Cressey
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Merced
HUC8 Number18040008
Map
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Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31072
Author:Tira, P.
Date:2018
Title:Nutria Discovered in San Joaquin Valley; CDFW Seeks to Prevent Further Spread and Infestation
Publisher:California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalCDFW
VerifierCDFW
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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