Specimen Information

Perna viridis
Perna viridis
(green mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID1523804
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPerna
Speciesviridis
Common Namegreen mussel
StateFL
CountyDuval
LocalityMayport Marina and Boat Ramp, St. Johns River, Florida
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower St. Johns
HUC8 Number03080103
HUC10 NameSt. Johns River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0308010316
HUC12 NameChicopit Bay
HUC12 Number030801031606
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month5
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping hull fouling | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32286
Author:Holt, W.A., and Y.L. Garner
Date:2018
Title:Tracking biological invasions: an assessment of mussel species in the St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL
Journal:Southeastern Naturalist
Volume:17
Issue:4
Pages:583-596
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine-Brackish
Number Collected5


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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