Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1447428
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateCA
CountyStanislaus
LocalityNear Laird Park
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower San Joaquin River
HUC8 Number18040002
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month9
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm | escaped captivity pet
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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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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