Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID250253
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyCameron
LocalityCameron Parish
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NameMermentau
HUC8 Number08080202
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17768
Author:Marx, J., E. Mouton, and G. Linscombe.
Date:2004
Title:Nutria Harvest Distribution 2003-2004 and A Survey of Nutria Herbivory Damage in Coastal Louisiana in 2004.
Publisher:Fur and Refuge Division, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Coastwide Nutria Control Program.
Issue:June 30, 2004
Pages:45pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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