Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID236874
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateFL
CountySarasota
LocalityMyakka River State Park, State Road 72, just east of the Myakka River Bridge,
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMyakka
HUC8 Number03100102
HUC10 NameUpper Myakka River
HUC10 Number0310010202
HUC12 NameLake Myakka
HUC12 Number031001020204
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18582
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor).
Date:2009
Title:FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009.
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
CommentsNot reported breeding. Not specified if adult animal was male or female. Information provided from website: http://www.myfwc.com/WILDLIFEHABITATS/Nonnative_Capybara.htm
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierP. Beshoff, FDEP, Myakka River State Park
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/1/2020].

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