Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID255072
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWA
CountyThurston
LocalityDeschutes River/Capitol Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDeschutes
HUC8 Number17110016
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18137
Author:Sheffels, T.
Date:2008
Title:Pacific Northwest Nutria Distribution GIS Map.
Commentsnutria density estimated
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected11-100


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2020].

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