Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52696
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPerna
Speciesviridis
Common Namegreen mussel
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityHillsborough Bay at the Tampa Electric County Gannon Station [the west end of Port Sutton Road]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameLower Hillsborough River-Delaney Creek Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020603
HUC12 NameDelaney Creek-Archie Creek Frontal
HUC12 Number031002060302
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberAMNH
VerifierDr. Paula Mikkelsen, Am. Museum of Nat. History
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected25
Size26-87 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/15/2021].

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