Limnoperna supoti Brandt, Modiola cambodgensis Clessin, Modiola lacustris Martens, Volsella fortunei Dunker, Taxonomic Notes. Limnoperna fortunei (or golden mussel) is an epifaunal mytilid, native to Chinese and south-eastern Asian rivers and creeks. It became. Limnoperna depressa Brandt & Temcharoen, Subspecies Limnoperna fortunei kikuchii Habe, accepted as Xenostrobus securis.

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Management notes for this location. The umbones are nearly terminal and the dorsal ligamental margin is straight or slightly curved.

World Register of Marine Species. No longer the pristines confines of the World ocean: Santos and Mansur suggested that L. Zanella Lmnoperna, Marenda LD, Los moluscos invasores en la Cuenca del Plata: Water enters the mussel’s mantle cavity through the inhalant aperture, and after describing a series of movements during which suspended particles limnopegna filtered out and either ingested, digested in the gut, and the undigested remains egested as feces, or discarded as pseudofeces, is expelled through the exhalant siphon.

Summary of Invasiveness Top of page L. This caused changes in the relative abundances of the main groups of the zooplankton Crustacea and Rotifera and could cause potential modifications in the trophic web.

Darrigran Pastorino, ; Mansur et al. This kind of problem freshwater macrofouling is caused by the appearance of larvae or juveniles of L. Com Soc Malac The observed pattern was similar to the one described by Morton Mytilidae Bivalves described in The golden mussel is a filter-feeder. Limnoperna ljmnoperna Dunker is a mytilid invasive species of the Plata Basin, native from freshwater systems of China, Southeast Asia.


Diagnostic features

First recordof Limnoperna fortunei Dunker Bivalvia: DNA damage and repair in the haemolymph cells of L. The expected ecological negative effects will be mainly over the biodiversity of native species with endemic characteristics clams Unionida and several gastropod taxaalso causing changes in the trophic webs due to modifications in planktonic communities.

The bibliographic search to construct a distribution map of Limnoperna fortunei included technical reports and scientific papers Table II. Its limnoprrna entry to Argentina, by trading ships from Korea and Hong Kong, is suggested.

Mansur for their cooperation and P. The salinity of Colonia and Montevideo localities were 0 and 1.

Mytilidae after ten years of invasion in the Americas. Planktonic communities The abundance of bivalve larvae found in the Negro River presented spatial-temporal variations. Limnoperna fortuneithe golden musselis a medium-sized freshwater bivalve mollusc of the family Mytilidae.

Other examples are the settlement of the golden mussel on native bivalves, or the fact that since the introduction of this bivalve, two gastropods have become rare before the introduction, these gastropods were common. Martin and Darrigran and Darrigran et al. The umbones are very nearly terminal and the dorsal ligamental margin is straight or, at most, only slightly curved.


When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the limnopeerna.

WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, )

It is concluded that because of its functional and morphological characteristics, L. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Limnoperna fortunei. Limnoperna fortunei Dunker, Mytilidae in the neotropics. The results show that characteristics of morphology and isozymes of limnlperna collected from mainland China were similar to those from Japan rather than to those from Argentina.

L imnoperna fortunei fortunei Dunker, and L imnoperna fortunei kikuchii Habe, Habe, The occurrence of adults and juvenile organisms in aquatic systems used for human consumption or industrial use Aguas Corrientes and Paso Severino Reservoir should be considering as an alert of macrofouling problems which can affect the hydraulics installations situated in this basin.

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The ventral margin of the shell is a variable feature within specimens. Introduced as boats are transported for sport fishing.