Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242012
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyAssumption
LocalityLake Verret
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090302
HUC10 NameGrand Bayou-Lake Verret
HUC10 Number0809030201
HUC12 NameLake Verret
HUC12 Number080903020106
Map
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Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17146
Author:Conner, W.H., and J.R. Toliver.
Date:1987
Title:The Problem of Planting Louisiana Swamplands with Nutria (Myocastor coypus) are Present.
Publisher:University of Nebraska
Pages:42-49
CommentsFrom a study on the effects of nutria on cypress seedlings
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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