Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID236870
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateFL
CountyWalton
LocalityWalton County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameChoctawhatchee Bay
HUC8 Number03140102
Map
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Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14724
Author:Layne, J.N.
Date:1997
Title:Nonindigenous mammals.
Publisher:Island Press
Pages:157-186
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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