Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1656909
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOR
CountyWashington
LocalityNW Rogue Valley Terr. [near Crystal Creek Park]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTualatin
HUC8 Number17090010
HUC10 NameRock Creek-Tualatin River
HUC10 Number1709001004
HUC12 NameBeaverton Creek
HUC12 Number170900100401
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month1
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsAt the end of NW rogue Valley Terr is a childrens playground. walking on the right of the playground into the trees is a path that leads to a pond. I have seen more than 2 Nutria in the summer but only 2 recently.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
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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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