Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1447409
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateCA
CountyMerced
LocalityNear San Luis National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle San Joaquin-Lower Chowchilla
HUC8 Number18040001
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm | escaped captivity pet
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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