Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1447243
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNC
CountyBeaufort
LocalityPungo River, on the banks of a small island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePamlico
HUC8 Number03020104
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Pungo River
HUC10 Number0302010404
HUC12 NameClark Mill Creek-Pungo River
HUC12 Number030201040404
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month1
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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