Specimen Information

Rapana rapiformis
(Turnip Whelk)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID785557
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusRapana
Speciesrapiformis
Common NameTurnip Whelk
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, near Fiesta Key, Florida Keys
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Bay-Florida Keys
HUC8 Number03090203
HUC10 Number0309020302
Map
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Collection Year1973
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusfailed
CommentsCollected live. Specimen's taxonomic ID changed on 2022/10/21 (W.Daniel)
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierBob Fales
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size64 mm height, 50 mm width
Photo
Rapana venosa
Rapana venosa


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/25/2024].

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