Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241833
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWA
CountySkagit
LocalitySullivan Slough
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Skagit
HUC8 Number17110007
HUC10 NameSkagit River-Frontal Skagit Bay
HUC10 Number1711000702
HUC12 NameSkagit Delta-Frontal Skagit Bay
HUC12 Number171100070204
Map
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Collection Year1941
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17109
Author:Larrison, E.J.
Date:1943
Title:Feral Coypus in the Pacific Northwest.
Journal:The Murrelet
Volume:24
Issue:1
Pages:3-9
CommentsAnimal shot during duck hunting season
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierVictor B. Scheffer
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size15 lbs
Number of Females1


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