Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID242673
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyTangipahoa
LocalityTangipahoa Parish
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameTangipahoa
HUC8 Number08070205
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1,843


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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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