Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1656914
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOR
CountyClatsop
LocalityNeacoxie creek/pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNecanicum
HUC8 Number17100201
HUC10 NameNecanicum River-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC10 Number1710020101
HUC12 NameLower Necanicum River
HUC12 Number171002010103
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month2
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsThe attached picture is a little fuzzy but I watched this nutria through some binoculars for a while so was able to verify that it was a nutria and not a beaver.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2022].

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