Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID163878
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyOrleans
LocalityBayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameMississippi River Gulf Outlet Canal-Frontal Lake Borgne
HUC10 Number0809020303
HUC12 NameMississippi River Gulf Outlet Canal-Frontal Lake Borgne
HUC12 Number080902030302
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14257
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Date:2005
Title:National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
Publisher:USFWS National Wildlife Refuge System and USGS National Institute of Invasive Species Science.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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