Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID255211
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateWA
CountyWahkiakum
LocalityColumbia River at Cathlamet
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Columbia-Clatskanie
HUC8 Number17080003
HUC10 NameElochoman River-Frontal Columbia River
HUC10 Number1708000307
HUC12 NameLower Elochoman River-Frontal Columbia River
HUC12 Number170800030704
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 Collected>100


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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