Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID241933
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyCameron
LocalityRockefeller State Wildlife Refuge and Game Preserve
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMermentau
HUC8 Number08080202
HUC10 NameConstance Bayou-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0808020210
HUC12 NameConstance Bayou-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number080802021003
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year1959
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17137
Author:chabreck, R.H.
Date:1962
Title:Daily Activity of Nutria in Lousiana.
Journal:Journal of Mammalogy
Volume:43
Issue:3
Pages:337-344
CommentsFirst invasion of nutria in the refuge occurred in the early 1950's.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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