Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241214
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
StateWA
CountyPacific
LocalityWillapa Bay, Palix River Bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWillapa Bay
HUC8 Number17100106
HUC10 NameWillapa Bay
HUC10 Number1710010606
HUC12 NameWillapa Bay
HUC12 Number171001060600
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month5
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with oysters | stocked aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14792
Author:Cohen, A.N., H.D. Berry, C.E. Mills, and 19 others.
Date:2001
Title:Washington State Expedition 2000: A rapid survey of exotic species in the shallow waters of Elliott Bay, Totten and Eld inlets, and Willapa Bay.
Publisher:Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA.
Pages:46 pp
CommentsArtificially seeded or naturally settled.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine-Brackish


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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