Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242214
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateAL
CountyBaldwin/Mobile
LocalityMobile Delta
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameMobile-Tensaw
HUC8 Number03160204
Map
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Collection Year1949
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | released for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17186
Author:Lueth, F.X.
Date:1949
Title:The First Year of Nutria Investigation on the Mobile Delta.
Journal:Proceedings of the Annual Conferences Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners
Volume:3
Pages:98-104
CommentsA study investigating the effect of nutria on marsh vegetation.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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