Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1655489
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTX
CountyHarris
Locality[Off Gault Rd]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
HUC10 NameGreens Bayou
HUC10 Number1204010406
HUC12 NameUpper Greens Bayou
HUC12 Number120401040603
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month11
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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