Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155515
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusRapana
Speciesvenosa
Common Nameveined rapa whelk
StateVA
CountyNorfolk
LocalityLafayette River (Collection Zone #4)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHampton Roads
HUC8 Number02080208
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month3
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13058
Author:Harding, J.M., and R. Mann
Date:1999
Title:Observations on the biology of the veined rapa whelk, Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) in the Chesapeake Bay.
Journal:Journal of Shellfish Research
Volume:18
Issue:1
Pages:9-17
CommentsSee paper for maps. Figure 4, Collection Zone 4.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7
SizeAverage shell length = 102.7 mm


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