Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID255706
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateOR
CountyLincoln
LocalitySiletz Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSiletz-Yaquina
HUC8 Number17100204
HUC10 NameLower Siletz River-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC10 Number1710020407
HUC12 NameSiletz Bay-Frontal Pacific Ocrean
HUC12 Number171002040709
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. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/3/2022].

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