Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID161232
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
StateWA
LocalityPuget Sound
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePuget Sound
HUC8 Number17110019
Map
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Collection Year1875
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14037
Author:Cohen, A.N.
Date:2004
Title:An exotic species detection program for Puget Sound.
Publisher:Puget Sound Action Team.
Pages:52
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/1/2021].

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