Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID263834
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateDE
CountySussex
LocalityBroad Creek near Bethel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNanticoke
HUC8 Number02080109
HUC10 NameBroad Creek
HUC10 Number0208010902
HUC12 NameTussocky Branch-Broad Creek
HUC12 Number020801090205
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month9
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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