Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID163925
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMS
CountyWashington
LocalityYazoo National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDeer-Steele
HUC8 Number08030209
HUC10 NameWashington Bayou-Steele Bayou
HUC10 Number0803020903
HUC12 NameSwan Lake
HUC12 Number080302090303
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 [10/22/2019].

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