Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID272523
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
StateCA
CountyHumboldt
LocalityArcata Bay.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMad-Redwood
HUC8 Number18010102
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked aquaculture
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13651
Author:Boyd, M.J., T.J. Mulligan, F.J. Shaughnessy.
Date:2002
Title:Non-indigenous marine species of Humboldt Bay, California.
Publisher:A Report to the California Department of Fish and Game.
Pages:118
CommentsOyster cultch is brought from Puget Sound and placed on "long lines" suspended above the bottom of low intertidal mudflats.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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