Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242225
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountySt. Mary
LocalityCypremort Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number08080103
HUC10 NameWeeks Bayou-Frontal Vermilion Bay
HUC10 Number0808010304
HUC12 NameBayou Cypremort-Frontal Vermilion Bay
HUC12 Number080801030406
Map
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Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17190
Author:Blair, R.M., and M.J. Langlinaia
Date:1960
Title:Nutria and Swamp Rabbits Damage Bald Cypress Plantings.
Journal:Journal of Forestry
Volume:58
Pages:388-389
CommentsWith in 3 months, nutria destroyed 90% of 2100 bald cypress seedlings planted in a commercially planted swamp.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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