Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158488
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPerna
Speciesviridis
Common Namegreen mussel
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalityMosquito Lagoon [vicinity of Shiloh, FL on the Volusia/Brevard county line]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number03080202
HUC10 NameMosquito Lagoon
HUC10 Number0308020204
HUC12 NameMosquito Lagoon
HUC12 Number030802020400
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month3
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping hull fouling
Statusestablished
CommentsCollector saw only one specimen. It was attached to a ghost crab trap in 2 m of water.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUSGS-Gainesville
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size30 mm
Number Preserved1


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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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