Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID263836
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateDE
CountySussex
LocalityNanticoke River, above Rt. 13 upstream of Seaford
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNanticoke
HUC8 Number02080109
HUC10 NameUpper Nanticoke River
HUC10 Number0208010904
HUC12 NameClear Brook-Nanticoke River
HUC12 Number020801090404
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1994
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 [9/19/2021].

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