Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID47261
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityGainesville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC10 Number0308010211
HUC12 NameHogtown Creek
HUC12 Number030801021103
Map
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Collection Year1957
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity fur farm
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1395
Author:Griffo, J.V., Jr.
Date:1957
Title:The status of the nutria in Florida.
Journal:Quarterly Journal or the Florida Academy of Sciences
Volume:20
Issue:3
Pages:209-215
Comments2 individuals escaped fur farm in Gainesville; killed a short time later
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/26/2021].

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