Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238812
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPerna
Speciesviridis
Common Namegreen mussel
StateSC
CountyCharleston
LocalityCharleston Harbor waters, at Fort Johnson in mariculture seawater supply lines [north side of James Island]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCooper
HUC8 Number03050201
HUC10 NameCooper River
HUC10 Number0305020107
HUC12 NameLower Cooper River
HUC12 Number030502010707
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month11
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Commentsin 12' diameter fish culture tanks of mariculture facilities at the Marine Resources Research Institute; 1 m below surface
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberSRTC S2760
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected4
Size30, 39, 50, 53 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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