Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1655494
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTX
CountyMills
LocalityCounty Road 440
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Colorado
HUC8 Number12090106
HUC10 NameClear Creek-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1209010605
HUC12 NameAntelope Creek-Colorado River
HUC12 Number120901060505
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month1
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm
Statusunknown
CommentsWe see them in the water early in the morning when it is still dark and also in the vacant lot yard next door.
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 [12/1/2022].

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