Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID47255
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateLA
CountyIberia
LocalityAvery Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number08080103
HUC10 NameBayou Petite Anse
HUC10 Number0808010302
HUC12 NameDeblane Coulee-Bayou Petite Anse
HUC12 Number080801030205
Map
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Collection Year1940
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14717
Author:Atwood, E.L.
Date:1950
Title:Life history studies of nutria, or coypu, in coastal Louisiana.
Journal:Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume:14
Issue:3
Pages:249-265
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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