Asian brown mussel (perna viridis) in the bivalves section by jm poutiers in the fao species identification guide for fishery purposes: the living marine resources of the western central pacific volume 1: seaweeds, corals, bivalves and gastropods on the food and agriculture organization of the united nations (fao) website. Perna viridis, known as the asian green mussel, is an economically important mussel, a bivalve belonging to the family mytilidae it is harvested for food but is also known to harbor toxins and cause damage to submerged structures such as drainage pipes.
The two-part shell is thin, smooth and usually brownish edged in green green mussels on singapore shores: photos of green mussels for free download from wildsingapore flickr: distribution in organochlorine pesticides and heavy metals in green mussel, perna viridis in singapore water, air, and soil pollution, volume 155, issue 1, pp.
The asian green mussel (perna viridis), also known as the philippine green mussel, is a bivalve belonging to the family mytilidae the mussel is economically important in several countries where it is harvested for food however it is known to harbor toxins, which are hazardous to human health and cause damage to submerged structures such as drainage pipes.
Description top of page perna viridis is a large mussel, 80-100 mm in length, occasionally reaching 165 mm (nimpis, 2002) carpenter and niem (1998) list the following diagnostic features for this speciesp viridis has an elongate shell, roughly trigonal-ovate in outline with swollen and pointed anterior and compressed posterior ends umbones are terminal and sharply tapering, rather than. Asian green mussel perna viridis showing the byssus, the shell’s interior has a pale-blue sheen perna canaliculus and perna perna are two similar species, native to the waters of new zealand and africa respectively habitat and distribution.
Recycling asian green mussel (perna viridis) shells rationale of the study republic act no 10068 or the “organic agriculture act of 2010” millennium development goals (mdgs) set to be achieved by 2015.
Green mussel (perna viridis) shells as an additive component in hollow block making abstract hollow blocks have an important place in modern building industry.