Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52719
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPerna
Speciesviridis
Common Namegreen mussel
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityGulf of Mexico at Ft. DeSoto County Park on Mullet Key south pier (mouth of Tampa Bay)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameTampa Bay
HUC10 Number0310020607
HUC12 NameTampa Bay
HUC12 Number031002060700
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping hull fouling
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalUSGS
VerifierMarc Blouin, USGS biologist, Ann Arbor, MI
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected12
Year Classadult
Size0.5-2.25


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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