Crassostrea gigas
Crassostrea gigas
(Pacific giant oyster)

Impact ID2683
Impact TypeWater Quality
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionThis species may replace the filtering capacity of the native oyster that was previously widespread in the western United States before it was decimated by over-harvest.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/19/2024].

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