Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241513
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
StateWA
CountyKitsap
LocalityHood Canal, Seabeck Marina, Seabeck, on the Kitsap Peninsula.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHood Canal
HUC8 Number17110018
HUC10 NameHood Canal
HUC10 Number1711001808
HUC12 NameHood Canal
HUC12 Number171100180800
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month9
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with oysters
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14791
Author:Cohen, A., C. Mills, H. Berry, M. Wonham, B. Bingham, B. Bookheim, J. Carlton, J. Chapman, J. Cordell, L. Harris, T. Klinger, A. Kohn, C. Lambert, G. Lambert, K. Li, D. Secord, and J. Toft.
Date:1998
Title:A rapid assessment survey of non-indigenous species in the shallow waters of Puget Sound. Report of the Puget Sound Expedition.
Publisher:Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA.
Pages:37 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine-Brackish


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