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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page reports the specimens in the MUSSELpdb and provides a map if geocodes are known. The taxonomic history reports the record of different names and combinations that have been applied to this species (and its synonyms) since 2007.

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Bivalvia | Veneroida | Cyrenoidea | Cyrenidae | Batissa

species Batissa violacea (Lamarck, 1818): specimens
     26 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Batissa violaceaWoRMS (2011), OBIS (2012), Sousa et al. (2014), Ng et al. (2016)

Range: Brackish, throughout tropical western Pacific, from Indochina and northern Australia to Fiji.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map

Republic of Fiji


Viti Levu / Fiji Islands: estuary of Rewa River


Rewa River, Viti Levu


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