Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID163921
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyCameron
LocalitySabine National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Calcasieu
HUC8 Number08080206
HUC10 NameBlack Lake Bayou-Starks North Canal
HUC10 Number0808020604
HUC12 NameStarks North Canal-Central Canal
HUC12 Number080802060403
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
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 [8/25/2019].

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