Perna viridis
Perna viridis
(green mussel)

7 results for Perna viridis (green mussel)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2242 Perna viridis Competition Anecdotal Field Perna viridis may crowd Perna perna in Venezuela. 14652
2243 Perna viridis Infrastructure Experimental Field Green mussel dominate fouling communities in shallow waters on experimental concrete panels in... 14659
2244 Perna viridis Infrastructure Observational Field Green mussels are capable of mass colonization of seawater intake systems. 14647
2245 Perna viridis Infrastructure Observational Field Green mussels foul bridge pilings, rip-rap, piers, docks, concrete retaining walls, ship hulls... 13636
2246 Perna viridis Competition Anecdotal Field Due to faster growth rates compared to the native Brachidontes exustus, Perna viridis may... 33637
2247 Perna viridis Competition Anecdotal Field Green mussel may out compete native oysters. 33639
8460 Perna viridis Food Web Anecdotal N/A Perna viridis can outcompete many other benthic species, causing changes in community... 42527

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