Species under Perna
n= 5
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Perna canaliculus
unspecified
New Zealand green mussels Southwest Pacific 15
Perna indica
unspecified
Indian brown mussel Eastern Indian Ocean
Perna perna
(Linnaeus, 1758)
South American rock mussel Western Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea 17
Perna picta
(Born, 1780)
Mediterranean Sea
Perna viridis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Asian brown mussel Indo-Pacific and Western Central Atlantic 16.5
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