Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242020
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyWashington
LocalityPotomac River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17149
Author:Bounds, D.L., T.A. Mollett, and M.H. Sherfy
Date:2001
Title:The Nutria Nuisance in Maryland and the Search for Solutions.
Journal:Aquatic Nuisance Species Digest
Volume:4
Issue:3
Pages:25, 28-31
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2020].

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