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Spurwinkia salsa
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Spurwinkia salsa
Taxonomic Group: Mollusks-Gastropods
Common name: SPURWINK HYDROBE

Overview:

Spurwinkia salsa is commonly known as the Spurwink Hydrobe. It is a small estuarine snail which is native to eastern North America from New Brunswick to northern Florida. Introduced populations are known from San Francisco Bay, California, where it was first discovered in 2008. However, due to its small size, it may have been introduced years prior and been undetected. It inhabits marshes, mudflats, and submerged vegetation from the upper intertidal to shallow subtidal. No impacts have been reported from San Francisco Bay.

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Citation:

Fofonoff PW, Ruiz GM, Steves B, Simkanin C, & Carlton JT (2018)
National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System.
http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis/.
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