EL-1918: Managing Nutria Damage
nutria information sheet

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Publication Date: 2013 March
Email: Vivian.J.Prothro@aphis.usda.gov

Product Code: EL-1918

This item is a free electronic download. Nutria are large, semi-aquatic rodents resembling beavers or muskrats. They eat desirable vegetation, girdle trees and burrow into banks and dams. The biological, reproductive and behavioral characteristics of nutria are listed, as well as control methods. Go to: L-1918 to order printed copies. (4 pp., 1 photo, 3 illustrations) By:  Texas Wildlife Services