Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242241
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyVermilion
LocalityPaul J Rainey Wildlife Refuge and Game Preserve
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number08080103
HUC10 NameMarsh Island-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0808010305
HUC12 NameShell Reefs-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number080801030501
Map
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Collection Year1954
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17192
Author:Harris, V.T., and F. Webert.
Date:1962
Title:Nutria Feeding Activity and Its Effect on Marsh Vegetation in Southwestern Louisiana.
Publisher:US Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service Special Scientific Report.
Issue:64
Pages:53 p
CommentsSurvey site for a study on the effect of nutria on marsh vegetation.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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