Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1655491
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOR
CountyLane
LocalityAyres Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Willamette
HUC8 Number17090003
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek-Willamette River
HUC10 Number1709000306
HUC12 NameSring Creek-Willamette River
HUC12 Number170900030601
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month1
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
CommentsI saw a nutria again three or four nights later.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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