Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1655492
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTX
CountyFort Bend
LocalityRiverstone Wetland Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Brazos
HUC8 Number12070104
HUC10 NameBig Creek-Brazos River
HUC10 Number1207010404
HUC12 NameSteep Bank Creek-Brazos River
HUC12 Number120701040403
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month1
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
CommentsRiverstone Wetland Park on LJ Parkway
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 [9/27/2021].

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