Specimen Information

Mytella charruana
Mytella charruana
(Charru mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID263282
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusMytella
Speciescharruana
Common NameCharru mussel
StateFL
CountyVolusia
Localitya commercial shellfish farm, New Smyrna Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number03080202
HUC10 NameMosquito Lagoon
HUC10 Number0308020204
HUC12 NameMosquito Lagoon
HUC12 Number030802020400
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsFound in the facility's pipes. Some were seen on oyster and clam leases in Mosquito lagoon, near the hatchery.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Size13-25 mm
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