Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241834
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWA
CountyOkanogan
LocalityFive Lakes
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChief Joseph
HUC8 Number17020005
HUC10 NameCoyote Creek-Columbia River
HUC10 Number1702000502
HUC12 NameBuffalo Lake
HUC12 Number170200050202
Map
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Collection Month12
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
CommentsTrappers collecting muskrats also trapped nutria from the lake.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierLowell Adams, Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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