Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID260241
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
CountryCanada
StateBC
LocalityPacific Ocean, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOregon, Washington, Vancouver Coast and Shelf
HUC8 Number32505700
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18378
Author:Gillespie, Graham E.
Date:2007
Title:Distribution of non-indigenous intertidal species on the Pacific Coast of Canada.
Journal:Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi
Volume:73
Issue:6
Pages:1133-1137
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2020].

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