Crassostrea gigas
Crassostrea gigas
(Pacific giant oyster)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Impact ID2672
Impact TypeHarvest
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe introduction of Crassostrea gigas to the west coast of the United States created a large market and fishery for consumption.
Reference32685
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/8/2023].

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