Specimen Information

Myocastor coypus
Myocastor coypus
(nutria)
Mammals
Exotic

Specimen ID47272
GroupMammals
GenusMyocastor
Speciescoypus
Common Namenutria
StateFL
CountyCalhoun
LocalityLake Hilda in Blountstown
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameApalachicola
HUC8 Number03130011
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year1957
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
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
Comments8 females and 4 males released in lake to control vegetation
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked12


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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