Molluscan Publications - Rapa Whelk (Rapana venosa)

  • Harding, J. M., M. A. Unger, R. Mann, E. A. Jestel, and C. Kilduff. (2013). Rapana venosa as an indicator species for butyltin exposure over decadal and seasonal scales. Marine Biology. DOI 10.1007/s00227-013-2292-7
  • Harding, J.M., W. M. Walton, C. M. Trappani, M. G. Frick and R. Mann. (2011). Sea turtles as potential dispersal vectors for non-indigenous species; The Veined Rapa Whelk as an Epibiont of Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Southeastern Naturalist. 10(2): 233-244
  • Harding, J.M., Mann, R. & C. Kilduff. 2008. Influence of environmental factors and female size on reproductive output in an invasive temperate marine gastropod Rapana venosa (Muricidae). Marine Biology. 155(6): 571-581.
  • Harding, J.M., Kingsley-Smith, P., Savini, D., & R. Mann. 2007.  Comparison of predation signatures left 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(2007): 1-11.
  • Mann, R., Harding, J.M. & E. Westcott. 2006. Occurrence of imposex and seasonal patterns of gametogenesis in the invading veined rapa whelk Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) from Chesapeake Bay, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 310:129-138.
  • 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(2): 161-177.
  • Mann, R. & J.M. Harding. 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. & J.M. Harding. 2000. Invasion of the North American Atlantic coast by a large predatory Asian mollusc. Biological Invasions. 2:7-22.