Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1656879
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTX
CountyFort Bend
LocalitySlough between sections of Grand Mission Estates subdivision
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
HUC10 NameBrays Bayou
HUC10 Number1204010404
HUC12 NameKeegans Bayou-Brays Bayou
HUC12 Number120401040401
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month1
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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