Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID164672
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWA
CountySkagit
LocalityMud Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Skagit
HUC8 Number17110007
HUC10 NameSkagit River-Frontal Skagit Bay
HUC10 Number1711000702
HUC12 NameNookachamps Creek
HUC12 Number171100070202
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14826
Author: Pulkkinen, L.
Date:2005
Title:Creatures threaten marshland, dikes.
Publisher:Skagit Valley Herald
Issue:September 22, 2005
Pages:1-2
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17265
Author:Davidson, M.
Date:2005
Title:Nutria (Myocastor coypus) in Skagit County, WA: Background, Trapping Results and Recommendations.
Publisher:Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Pages:1-10
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected13


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