Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1447422
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateCA
CountyMerced
LocalityNear McConnell State Recreation Area
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Merced
HUC8 Number18040008
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm | escaped captivity pet
Statusestablished
CommentsJuvenile
Record TypeSpecimen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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