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

16 results for Crassostrea gigas (Pacific giant oyster)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2656 Crassostrea gigas Harvest Observational Field The introduction of Crassostrea gigas to the west coast of the United States and France... 14744
2657 Crassostrea gigas Commerce Observational Field The introduction of Crassostrea gigas to the west coast of the United States and France... 14744
2665 Crassostrea gigas Other Anecdotal Field The density of the Pacific giant oyster offer habitat and an abundance of food for exotic oyster... 18706
2669 Crassostrea gigas Competition Anecdotal N/A It is possible that the Pacific giant oyster out-competes the native Olympian oyster for nutrients... 32685
2672 Crassostrea gigas Harvest Observational Field The introduction of Crassostrea gigas to the west coast of the United States created a... 32685
2673 Crassostrea gigas Commerce Observational Field The introduction of Crassostrea gigas to the west coast of the United States created a... 32685
2678 Crassostrea gigas Harvest Observational N/A The introduction of Crassostrea gigas to the west coast of the United States and France... 33769
2679 Crassostrea gigas Commerce Observational N/A The introduction of Crassostrea gigas to the west coast of the United States and France... 33769
2683 Crassostrea gigas Water Quality Anecdotal N/A This species may replace the filtering capacity of the native oyster that was previously widespread... 33769
2684 Crassostrea gigas Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A This species may replace the filtering capacity of the native oyster that was previously widespread... 33769
2687 Crassostrea gigas Recreation Observational N/A Water sports and other near-shore recreation are often in conflict with the beds of Crassostrea... 32685
2688 Crassostrea gigas Property Value Observational N/A Wealthy property owners are bothered by the noise that comes from culturing Crassostrea... 33769
2701 Crassostrea gigas Competition Observational Field Once it became established in the Wadden Sea of Germany, Crassostrea gigas became very... 33770
2719 Crassostrea gigas Habitat Alteration Observational Field The presence of the established oyster beds in Patagonia created a refugium which resulted in a... 33773
2727 Crassostrea gigas Other Observational Field Pacific giant oysters have been used to create habitat for the Dungeness crab in Washington State. 33774
2772 Crassostrea gigas Competition Observational Field In the Wadden Sea of Germany, Crassostrea gigas grows on the native mussel beds of Mytilus... 33778

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