Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID254322
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPerna
Speciesviridis
Common Namegreen mussel
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityEverglades National Park waters [~15 mi SE of Everglades City
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 Number0309020411
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18113
Author:Baker, P., J.S. Fajans, W.S. Arnold, D.A. Ingrao, D.C. Marelli, and S.M. Baker
Date:2007
Title:Range dispersal of a tropical marine invader, the Asian green mussel, Perna viridis, in subtropical waters of the southeastern United States.
Journal:Journal of Shellfish Research
Volume:26
Issue:2
Pages:345-355
CommentsFound attached to a gill net.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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