Literature on Rapana venosa

Literature on Rapana venosa Valenciennes, 1846

Bat, L., Gönlügür, G., Andaç, M., Öztürk, M. and Öztürk, M. 2000. Heavy metal in the sea snail Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) from Sinop coasts of the Black Sea. Turkish Journal of Marine Sciences 6: 227-240.

Bouchet, P. and Rocroi, J.-P. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47(1-2). ConchBooks, Hackenheim, Germany, 397pp.

Carranza, A., de Mello, C., Ligrone, A., Conzález, S., Píris, P. and Scarabino, F. In press. Observations on the invading gastropod Rapana venosa in Punta del Este, Maldonado Bay, Uruguay. Biological Invasions (DOI 10.1007/s10530-009-9534-0).

Chandler, E.A., McDowell, J.R. and Graves, J.E. 2008. Genetically monomorphic invasive populations of the rapa whelk, Rapana venosa. Molecular Ecology 17: 4079-4091.

Claremont, M., Reid, D.G. and Williams, S.T. 2008. A molecular phylogeny of the Rapaninae and Ergalataxinae (Neogastropoda: Muricidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies 74(3): 215-221.

Culha, M., Bat, L., Dogan, A. and Dagli, E. 2009. Ecology and distribution of the veined rapa whelk Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) in Sinop Peninsula (Southern Central Black Sea), Turkey. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 8(1): 51-58.

Giberto, D.A., Bremec, C.S., Schejter, L., Schiariti, A., Mianzan, H. and Acha, E.M. 2006. The invasive rapa whelk Rapana venosa (Valenciennes 1846): status and potential ecological impacts in the Río de la Plata estuary, Argentina-Uruguay. Journal of Shellfish Research 25(3): 919-924.

Gollasch, S. 2006. Rapana venosa fact-sheet. Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE), 4pp. Available at: on 3. March 2015).

Gomoiu, M.-T., Alexandrov, B., Shadrin, N. and Zaitsev, Y. 2002. The Black Sea – a recipient, donor and transit area for alien species. In: Invasive aquatic species of Europe. Distribution, impacts and management (eds. E. Leppäkoski, S. Gollasch and S. Olenin), pp. 341-350. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Goulletquer, P., Bachelet, G., Sauriau, P.G. and Noel, P. 2002. Open Atlantic coast of Europe – a century of introduced species into French waters. In: Invasive aquatic species of Europe. Distribution, impacts and management (eds. E. Leppäkoski, S. Gollasch and S. Olenin), pp. 276-290. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Govorin, I.A. 2009. The morphometric features of the marine gastropod Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) near the Ukrainian coast of the northwestern Black Sea. Mollusca 27(2): 137-141.

Harding, J.M. 2003. Predation by blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, on rapa whelks, Rapana venosa: possible natural controls for an invasive species? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 297: 161-177.

Harding, J.M. 2006. Growth and development of veined rapa whelk Rapana venosa veligers. Journal of Shellfish Research 25(3): 941-946.

Harding, J.M. and Mann, R. 1999. Observations on the biology of the veined rapa whelk, Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) in the Chesapeake Bay. Journal of Shellfish Research 18(1): 9-17.

Harding, J.M. and Mann, R. 2005. Veined rapa whelk (Rapana venosa) range extensions in the Virginia waters of Chesapeake Bay, USA. Journal of Shellfish Research 24(2): 381-385.

Harding, J.M., Gera, S.M. and Mann, R. 2008a. Radula morphology in veined rapa whelks, Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) (Gastropoda: Muricidae) from Chesapeake Bay, USA. The Nautilus 122(4): 217-227.

Harding, J.M., Kingsley-Smith, P., Savini, D. and Mann, R. 2007a. Comparison of predation signatures by Atlantic oyster drills (Urosalpinx cinerea Say, Muricidae) and veined rapa whelks (Rapana venosa Valenciennes, Muricidae) in bivalve prey. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 352: 1-11.

Harding, J.M., Mann, R. and Kilduff, C.W. 2007b. The effects of female size on fecundity in a large marine gastropod Rapana venosa (Muricidae). Journal of Shellfish Research 26(1): 33-42.

Harding, J.M., Mann, R. and Kilduff, C.W. 2008b. Influence of environmental factors and female size on reproductive output in an invasive temperate marine gastropod Rapana venosa (Muricidae). Marine Biology 155: 571-581.

Harding, J.M., Mann, R., Moeller, P. and Hsia, M.S. 2009. Mortality of the veined rapa whelk, Rapana venosa, in relation to a bloom of Alexandrium monilatum in the York River, United States. Journal of Shellfish Research 28(2): 363-367.

Hwang, D.F., Lu, S.C. and Jeng, S.S. 1991. Occurrence of tetrodotoxin in the gastropods Rapana rapiformis and R. venosa venosa. Marine Biology 111(1): 65-69.

ICES 2004. Alien species alert: Rapana venosa (veined whelk). Edited by R. Mann, A. Occhipinti and J.M. Harding. ICES Cooperative Reseach Report 264. ICES, Copenhagen, 14pp.

Ito, K., Asakawa, M. Beppu, R., Takayama, H. and Miyazawa, K. 2004. PSP-toxicification of the carnivorous gastropod Rapana venosa inhabiting the estuary of Nikoh River, Hiroshima Bay, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Marine Pollution Bulletin 48: 1116-1121.

Kerckhof, F., Vink, R.J., Nieweg, D.C. and Post, J.N.J. 2006. The veined whelk Rapana venosa has reached the North Sea. Aquatic Invasions 1(1): 35-37.

Koutsoubas, D. and Voultsiadou-Koukoura, E. 1991. The occurrence of Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) (Gastropoda, Thaididae) in the Aegean Sea. Bolletino Malacogico 26(10-12): 201-204.

Lanfranconi, A., Hutton, M., Brugnoli, E. and Muniz, P. 2009. New record of the alien mollusc Rapana venosa (Valenciennes 1846) in the Uruguayan coastal zone of Rio de la Plata. Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences (PANAMJAS) 4(2): 216-221.

Liang, L.N., He, B., Jiang, G.B., Chen, D.Y. and Yao, Z.W. 2004. Evaluation of mollusks as biomonitors to investigate heavy metal contaminations along the Chinese Bohai Sea. Science of the Total Environment 324: 105-113.

Mann, R. and Harding, J.M. 2000. Invasion of the North American Atlantic coast by a large predatory Asian mollusc. Biological Invasions 2: 7-22.

Mann, R. and Harding, J.M. 2003. Salinity tolerance of larval Rapana venosa: Implications for dispersal and establishment of an invading predatory gastropod on the North American Atlantic coast. Biological Bulletin 204: 96-103.

Mann, R., Harding, J.M. and Westcott, E. 2006. Occurrence of imposex and seasonal patterns of gametogenesis in the invading veined rapa whelk Rapana venosa from Chesapeake Bay, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series 310: 129-138.

Micu, S., Kelemen, B. and Mustata, G. 2008. Current distribution and shell morphotypes of Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) in the Agigea 4M littoral. Analele Ştiinţifice ale Universitǎţii "Al. I. Cuza" Iaşi, s. Biologie animală 54: 185-190.

Pastorino, G., Penchaszadeh, P.E., Schejter, L. and Bremec, C. 2000. Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) (Mollusca: Muricidae): A new gastropod in South Atlantic waters. Journal of Shellfish Research 19(2): 897-899.

Rolán, E. and Bañón Díaz, R. 2007. Primer hallazgo de la especie invasora Rapana venosa y nueva información sobre Hexaplex trunculus (Gastropoda, Muricidae) en Galicia. Noticiario SEM 47: 57-59.

Saglam, H. and Duzgunes, E. 2007. Deposition of egg capsules and larval development of Rapana venosa (Gastropoda: Muricidae) fom the south-eastern Black Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 87: 953-957.

Sağlam, H., Düzgüneş, E. and Öğüt, H. 2009. Reproductive ecology of the invasive whelk Rapana venosa Valenciennes, 1846, in the southeastern Black Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science 66: 1865-1867.

Savini, D. and Occhipinti-Ambrogi, A. 2006. Consumption rates and prey preference of the invasive gastropod Rapana venosa in the Northern Adriatic Sea. Helgoland Marine Research 60: 153-159.

Savini, D., Castellazzi, M., Favruzza, M. and Occhipinti-Ambrogi, A. 2004. The alien mollusc Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846; Gastropoda, Muricidae) in the Northern Adriatic Sea: Population structure and shell morphology. Chemistry and Ecology 20, Suppl. 1: 411-424.

Savini, D., Harding, J.M. and Mann, R. 2002. Rapa whelk Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) predation rates on hard clams Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758). Journal of Shellfish Research 21(2): 777-779.

Seyhan, K., Mazlum, E.R., Emiral, H., Engin, S. and Demirhan, S. 2003. Diel feeding periodicity, gastric emptying, and estimated daily food consumption of whelk (Rapana venosa) in the south eastern Black Sea (Turkey) marine ecosystem. Indian Journal of Marine Science 32(3): 249-251.

USGS 2002. Nonindigenous species information bulletin: Veined rapa whelk, Asian rapa whelk, Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) Mollusca: Gastropoda, Muricidae, 2pp. Available at on 3. March 2015).

Uyan, O. and Aral, O. 2003. The larval development stages of the Japanese snail, Rapana thomasiana, Gross [sic] 1861, in the egg capsule. Turk Journal of Zoology 27: 331-337.

Yang, J., Li, Q., Kong, L., Zheng, X. and Wang, R. 2008. Genetic structure of the veined rapa whelk (Rapana venosa) populations along the coast of China. Biochemical Genetics 46: 539-548.

Yang, R.Q., Yao, Z.W., Jiang, G.B., Zhou, Q.F. and Liu, J.Y. 2004. HCH and DDT residues in molluscs from Chinese Bohai coastal sites. Marine Pollution Bulletin 48: 795-805.

Yang, R., Zhou, Q., Liu, J. and Jiang, G. 2006. Butyltins compounds in molluscs from Chinese Bohai coastal waters. Food Chemistry 97: 637-643.

Zolotarev, V. 1996. The Black Sea ecosystem changes related to the introduction of new mollusc species. Marine Ecology 17(1-3): 227-236.