Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1546627
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateCA
CountySan Joaquin
LocalityStockton, CA
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Joaquin Delta
HUC8 Number18040003
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say the invasive species nutria has been detected within Stockton, which is 16 miles north of the nearest known nutria population.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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