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

Impact ID2701
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionOnce it became established in the Wadden Sea of Germany, Crassostrea gigas became very abundant and overgrew the native mussel beds of Mytilus edulis.
Reference33770
Great Lakes RegionNo
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