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

Impact ID2684
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
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.
Reference33769
Great Lakes RegionNo
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