Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID1657472
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNC
CountyPerquimans
LocalityLittle River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlbemarle
HUC8 Number03010205
HUC10 NameLittle River
HUC10 Number0301020505
HUC12 NameSymonds Creek-Lower Little River
HUC12 Number030102050503
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Collection Day19
Collection Month2
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsNAS Note- A previous eradication attempt was conducted in the area. Sighting found after the attempt.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2022].

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