Specimen Information

Rapana venosa
Rapana venosa
(veined rapa whelk)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID154716
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusRapana
Speciesvenosa
Common Nameveined rapa whelk
StateVA
CountyHampton
LocalityHampton Roads (section of James River)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHampton Roads
HUC8 Number02080208
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThis record is for: Rapana venosa EGG CASES that were found during commercial underwater inspections of bridge structures. Egg cases found at 3-4 m depth. (See reference for possible reasons for the depositing of the egg cases at this location)
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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