Specimen Information

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(capybara)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID271104
GroupMammals
GenusHydrochoerus
Specieshydrochaeris
Common Namecapybara
StateFL
CountyColumbia
LocalitySanta Fe River, I-75 just north of the bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number03110206
HUC10 NameRiver Rise-Sante Fe River
HUC10 Number0311020605
HUC12 NameSante Fe River-River Sink
HUC12 Number031102060503
Map
+
Collection Day2
Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity farm
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2022].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.