Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254243
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateVA
CountyAccomack
LocalitySaxis Wildlife Management Area
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePokomoke-Western Lower Delmarva
HUC8 Number02080111
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
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.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierSteve Garvis, VA Game Warden
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2019].

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