Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID166616
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWA
CountyThurston
LocalityCapitol Lake, in Olympia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDeschutes
HUC8 Number17110016
HUC10 NameLower Deschutes River
HUC10 Number1711001602
HUC12 NameDeschutes River-Capitol Lake
HUC12 Number171100160202
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15637
Author:Dodge, J.
Date:2006
Title:Add nutria to list of Capitol Lake invaders.
Publisher:The Olympian
Issue:April 26
Pages:3
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2020].

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