Musso's fish-eating rat

Musso's fish-eating rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Neusticomys mussoi


The Musso's fish-eating rat is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Musso
A young / baby of a Musso is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Musso group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.

Facts about the Musso's fish-eating rat

Musso's Fish-Eating Rat or Neusticomys mussoi is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Endangered due to B1+2c. (Full text)

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