Perna viridis
Perna viridis
(green mussel)

Impact ID2246
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionDue to faster growth rates compared to the native Brachidontes exustus, Perna viridis may be able out compete the native for food and space.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/24/2024].

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