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Mica - Muskrat, Raccoon and Coypu occurrences collected by ITAW in Germany
Fromme L, Brosens D, Cartuyvels E (2023). Mica - Muskrat, Raccoon and Coypu occurrences collected by ITAW in Germany. Version 1.3. Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). Occurrence dataset.
Contact: Fromme, Lilja

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Mica - Muskrat and Coypu and Raccoon Occurrences collected by ITAW, Germany is an occurrence dataset published by the Research Institute of Nature and Forest (INBO) and ITAW (Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research. It is part of the LIFE MICA - Management of Invasive Coypu and muskrat in Europe project on Muskrat monitoring networks in Flanders, The Netherlands and Germany. This dataset contains Muskrat, Raccoon and Coypu counts. more

Here it is published as a standardized Darwin Core Archive and includes for each occurrence record an recordID, date, location, samplingProtocol, the number of recorded individuals, status (present/absent) and scientific name. Issues with the dataset can be reported at We have released this dataset to the public domain under a Creative Commons Zero waiver. We would appreciate it if you follow the INBO norms for data use ( when using the data. If you have any questions regarding this dataset, don't hesitate to contact us via the contact information provided in the metadata or via

Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Mammals
Fresh water, Terrestrial, Awareness, Biological damage, Damage prevention, Flood control, Flood protection, Pest control, Germany, Myocastor coypus (Molina, 1782), ,

Geographical coverage
Germany Stations [Marine Regions]
Lake Dümmer, Aschau Teiche, Vechtegebied

Temporal coverage
12 October 2019 - 5 August 2021

Taxonomic coverage
Myocastor coypus (Molina, 1782) [WoRMS]
Ondatra zibethicus
Procyon lotor

Occurrence of biota

University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover; Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife (ITAW), moredata creator
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata creator

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring
Metadatarecord created: 2022-01-17
Information last updated: 2023-10-16
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