Two invasive mussels in the genus Perna in the Gulf of Mexico




This paper summarizes the present status of introduced P. perna and P. viridis in the Gulf of Mexico and compares aspects of their biology, ecology, and physiology likely to influence their capacity to colonize the estuarine and coastal waters of North America. The biology of the third Perna species, P. canaliculus, which is geographically confined to New Zealand, will not be discussed in this pape








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- Biodiversidade Marinha


- Relatórios, Estudos, Avaliações de Biodiversidade, Linhas de Base


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