Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156717
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPerna
Speciesviridis
Common Namegreen mussel
StateFL
CountyFlagler
LocalityMatanzas River behind the University of Florida's Whitney Lab at Marineland, Florida
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDaytona-St. Augustine
HUC8 Number03080201
HUC10 NamePellicer Creek-Tomoka River Frontal
HUC10 Number0308020103
HUC12 NamePellicer Creek-Big Mulberry Branch Frontal
HUC12 Number030802010304
Map
+
Collection Day26
Collection Month2
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsMussels were found attached to a clam bag hanging from the lab's dock.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
Disposalfrozen
Museum Cat NumberUSGS-Gainesville, FL
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected3
Year Classjuvenile
Size18-19 mm


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.