Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1529858
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityAssabet River, west bank
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConcord
HUC8 Number01070005
HUC10 NameConcord River
HUC10 Number0107000502
HUC12 NameNorth Brook-Assabet River
HUC12 Number010700050202
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day17
Collection Month2
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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