Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID250256
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyDorchester
LocalityFishing Bay Wildlife Management Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTangier
HUC8 Number02080110
HUC10 NameBlackwater River
HUC10 Number0208011002
HUC12 NameIsland Creek
HUC12 Number020801100204
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17261
Author:Sherfy, M.H., T.A. Mollett, K.R. McGowan, and S.L. Daugherty
Date:2006
Title:A Reexamination of Age-Related Variation in Body Weight and Morphometry of Maryland Nutria.
Journal:The Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume:70
Issue:4
Pages:1132-1141
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2021].

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