Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254231
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyTalbot
LocalityChoptank River, Benson Marsh
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChoptank
HUC8 Number02060005
HUC10 NameMiddle Choptank
HUC10 Number0206000503
HUC12 NameMarsh Creek-Choptank River
HUC12 Number020600050304
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18110
Author:Kendrot, S.
Date:2008
Title:Nutria Project. Map of Key locations for Maryland Nutria Project.
Publisher:USDA.
Commentsnutria reported by private trapper
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUSDA staff
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2019].

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