Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1655488
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOR
CountyClatsop
LocalityPort of Astoria Marina
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Columbia
HUC8 Number17080006
HUC10 NameBaker Bay-Columbia River
HUC10 Number1708000605
HUC12 NameBaker Bay-Columbia River
HUC12 Number170800060500
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month1
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
CommentsThe nutria are embedded in the built-up rock jetty between the marina and the river to the east.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/30/2022].

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