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  • Cataldo,D., Boltovskoy,D., Hermosa,J.L., Canzi,C., 2005. Temperature-dependent rates of larval development in Limnoperna fortunei (Bivalvia: Mytilidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 71(1): 41-46
  • Darrigran,G. 2002. Potential impact of filter-feeding invaders on temperate inland freshwater environments. Biological Invasions, 4: 145–156
  • Darrigran,G., Damborenea,C., Penchaszadeh,P., 1998a. A case of hermaphroditism in the freshwater invading bivalve Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (Mytilidae) from Rio de la Plata, Argentina. Iberus, 16(2): 99-104
  • Darrigran,G., Drago,I.E., 2000. Invasion of the exotic freshwater mussel Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) in South America. The Nautilus, 114(2): 69-73
  • Darrigran,G., Martin,S.M., Gullo,B., Armendariz,L. 1998b. Macroinvertebrates associated with Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (Bivalvia, Mytilidae) in Rio de la Plata, Argentina. Hydrobiologia 367(1): 223-230
  • Darrigran,G., Pastorino,G. 1995. The recent introduction of a freshwater asiatic bivalve, Limnoperna fortunei (Mytilidae) into South America. The Veliger, 38: 171-175
  • Darrigran,G., Penchaszadeh,P., Damborenea,C., 1999. The reproductive cycle of Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (Mytilidae) from a neotropical temperate locality. Journal of Shellfish Research, 18(2); 361-365
  • Deaton,L.E., Derby,J.G.S., Subhedar,N., Greenberg,M.J., 1989. Osmoregulation and salinity tolerance in two species of bivalve mollusc: Limnoperna fortunei and Mytilopsis leucophaeta. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 133: 67-79.
  • Fusari,L., Roque,F., Hamada,N. 2008. Sponge-dwelling chironomids in the Upper Paraná River (Brazil): little known but potentially threatened species. Neotropical Entomology, 37(5): 522-527
  • Huber M. 2010. Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901
  • Karatayev,A., Boltovskoy,B., Padilla,D., Burlakova,L. 2007. The invasive bivalves Dreissena polymorpha and Limnoperna fortunei: parallels, contrasts, potential spread and invasion impacts. Journal of Shellfish Research, 26(1): 205-213
  • Montalto,L., de Drago,I.E. 2003. Tolerance to desiccation of an invasive mussel, Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (Bivalvia: Mytilidae), under experimental conditions. Hydrobiologia, 498: 161-167
  • Morton,B., 1973. Some aspects of the biology and functional morphology of the organs of feeding and digestion of Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker). Malacologia, 12(2): 265-281
  • Morton,B., 1977. The population dynamics of Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker 1857) (Bivalvia: Mytilacea) in Plover Cove Reservoir, Hong Kong. Malacologia, 16(1): 165-182
  • Oliveira,M., Hamilton,S., Calheiros,D., Jacobi,C. 2010. Oxygen depletion events control the invasive Golden Mussel (Limnoperna fortunei) in a tropical floodplain. Wetlands, 30: 705-716
  • Penchaszadeh,P.E., Darrigran,G., Angulo,C., Averbuj,A, Brögger,M., Dogliotti,A., and Pírez,N, 2000. Predation of the invasive freshwater mussel Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (Mytilidae) by the fish Leporinus obtusidens Valenciennes, 1846 (Anostomidae) in the Rio de la Plata, Argentina. Journal of Shellfish Research 19(1): 229-231.
  • Pie,M.R., Boeger,W.A., Patella,L., Falleiros,R.M., 2006. A fast and accurate molecular method for the detection of larvae of the golden mussel Limnoperna fortunei (Mollusca: Mytilidae) in plankton samples. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 72(2): 218-219
  • Uryu,Y., Iwasaki,K., Hinoue,M. 1996. Laboratory experiments on behaviour and movement of a freshwater mussel, Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 62(3): 327-341


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