Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1462570
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateCA
CountySan Joaquin
LocalitySan Joaquin County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSan Joaquin
HUC8 Number18040000
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month4
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm | escaped captivity pet
Statusestablished
CommentsFacebook post
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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