Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID254288
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateMD
CountyCalvert
LocalityCove Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSevern
HUC8 Number02060004
HUC10 NameHerring Bay-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000404
HUC12 NameParker Creek-Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020600040403
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18110
Author:Kendrot, S.
Date:2008
Title:Nutria Project. Map of Key locations for Maryland Nutria Project.
Publisher:USDA.
CommentsNutria found dead
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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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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