Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1656910
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWA
CountyClark
LocalityRidgefield National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Columbia-Clatskanie
HUC8 Number17080003
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month1
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsNutria are found throughout the refuge.
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 [9/18/2021].

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