Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237584
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPerna
Speciesviridis
Common Namegreen mussel
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityHillsborough Bay (Tampa Bay) at the entrance of East Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameTampa Bay
HUC10 Number0310020607
HUC12 NameTampa Bay
HUC12 Number031002060700
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month9
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsCollected off a channel marker. This sample was sent to Singapore for research.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved in alcohol
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected21
Size21.43 - 43.65 mm


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

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