Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241514
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
StateWA
CountyMason
LocalityOakland Bay, Port of Shelton Marina, Shelton, at the end of Hammersley Inlet.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePuget Sound
HUC8 Number17110019
HUC10 NameSouth Puget Sound
HUC10 Number1711001909
HUC12 NameSouth Puget Sound
HUC12 Number171100190900
Map
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Collection Day9
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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