Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1545058
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTN
CountyShelby
Locality[Johnson Road Park], upper and lower lakes
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWolf
HUC8 Number08010210
HUC10 NameWolf River
HUC10 Number0801021003
HUC12 NameGrays Creek-Wolf River
HUC12 Number080102100305
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month3
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsI saw at least 2 and have seen them several times since the original sighting.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierLarry Grossman
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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