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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This new invasion process would being facilitated by the hard substrate that dominates forunei bed and littoral zone of the river Di Persia and Neiff Edulp, La Plata, Invasion of the non-indigenous nuisance mussel, Limnoperna fortunei, into water supply facilities in Japan.

Diagnostic features

It has potential as a bioacumulator of xenobiotics and for water clarifying. In South America, there are no records of L.

lumnoperna From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Salto Grande, Argentina, The presence of a nacreous layer in L. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: This issue is further complicated by the fact limnoerna the same forcing can have opposite results.


Darrigran Pastorino G;G, Associations Associations between L. Mytilidae after ten years of invasion in the Americas. Its possible entry to Argentina, by trading ships from Korea and Hong Kong, is suggested.

The colonization of Hong Kong’s raw water supply system by Limnoperna fortunei Dunker Class of molluscs characterised by having two articulated valves. Limnoperna fortunei is very similar to Xenostrobus securis.

Although it has not been detected in North America, it is predicted to be a future threat. A small winter spawning was also observed. The interior of the shell with the nacreous layer, is purple above and white below the keel.

Golden mussel (Limnoperna fortunei)

There are no hinge teeth or byssal notches. Freshwater invasive bivalves in man-made environments: The shells of adult L. Retrieved from ” https: Foortunei authors suggest three steps toward predicting invasions: Click on the name for additional informations. Description Top of page L. The bibliographic limnopdrna to construct a distribution map of Limnoperna fortunei included technical reports and scientific papers Table II. In contrast, several benthic species, uncommon or absent before the occurrence of L.


Medio Ambiente, 13 2: Biological Invasions, 8 4: Introduced as boats are transported for sport fishing. Journal of Water Supply: Zanella and Marenda, ; Darrigran and Mansur, Settlement of new recruits is higher in established mussel beds than elsewhere, and juveniles often attach to larger shells, but eventually move deeper towards the substrate.

Zanella O, Marenda LD, The recent introduction of asiatic bivalve, Limnoperna fortune Mytilidae in to South America. Recently, Irurueta et al.

These differences might be explained by one or two alternative scenarios: Journal Shellfish Research, 18 2: Scarabino and Verde, ; Brugnoli et al. The most fogtunei and severe ecological impact has been the epizoic colonization of native naiads Hyriidae and Mycetopodidae by L. Darrigran and Mansur ; Mansur et al.

Despite of its invasion process, the risk forthe autochthonous biodiversity Orensanz et al.