Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242608
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateTX
CountyBrewster
LocalityRio Grande, Big Bend National Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Bend
HUC8 Number13040205
HUC10 NameFresno Creek-Rio Grande
HUC10 Number1304020520
HUC12 NameChilicotal Mountain-Rio Grande
HUC12 Number130402052006
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17253
Author:Jung, R.E., K.E. Bonine, M.L. Rosenshield, A. De La Reza, S. Raimondo, and S. Droege
Date:2002
Title:Evaluation of canoe surveys for anurana along the Rio Grande in Big Bend National Park, Texas.
Journal:Journal of Herpetology
Volume:36
Issue:3
Pages:390-397
CommentsNutria spotted during amphibian surveys
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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