Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254028
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateNJ
CountySalem
LocalityAlloways Creek (lower)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCohansey-Maurice
HUC8 Number02040206
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18072
Date:2007
Title:20-pound rodent found in NJ marshes.
Journal:The Daily Record
Publisher:dailyrecordcom.
Issue:December 12, 2007
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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