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

Impact ID2727
Impact TypeOther
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionPacific giant oysters have been used to create habitat for the Dungeness crab in Washington State.
Reference33774
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
Location 

Return to impacts listing for Crassostrea gigas

Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/3/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.