Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242402
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPerna
Speciesviridis
Common Namegreen mussel
StateFL
CountyDuval
LocalitySisters Creek (Intracoastal Waterway) near mouth at Sisters Creek Marina [~2 mi W of Mayport]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower St. Johns
HUC8 Number03080103
HUC10 NameSt. Johns River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0308010316
HUC12 NameChicopit Bay
HUC12 Number030801031606
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month1
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsFound on a floating dock at marina.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected4
Size74 mm
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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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