Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242666
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountySt. Bernard
LocalitySt. Bernard Parish
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17270
Author:Scarborough, J., and E. Mouton.
Date:2007
Title:A Survey of Nutria Herbivory Damage in Coastal Louisiana in 2007.
Publisher:Fur and Refuge Division, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Coastwide Nutria Control Program.
Pages:40 pp
Comments476 acres of marsh damaged by nutria around this site.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected291


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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