Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID161266
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusRapana
Speciesvenosa
Common Nameveined rapa whelk
StateWA
CountyWhatcom
LocalityBellingham Bay, Puget Sound
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameNooksack
HUC8 Number17110004
Map
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Collection Year1926
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14037
Author:Cohen, A.N.
Date:2004
Title:An exotic species detection program for Puget Sound.
Publisher:Puget Sound Action Team.
Pages:52
CommentsIntroduced with oyster aquaculture.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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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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