Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID273021
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
StateAK
CountyKenai Peninsula
LocalityKachemak Bay, Homer.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCook Inlet
HUC8 Number19020800
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked aquaculture
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19546
Author:Ruiz, G.M., T. Huber, K. Larson, L. McCann, B. Steve, P. Fofonoff, & A.H. Hines.
Date:2006
Title:Biological Invasions in Alaska's Coastal marine Ecosystems: Establishing a Baseline.
Publisher:Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.
Pages:112
CommentsUnable to reproduce in Alaskan waters.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Specimen ImpactPotential NIS vector.


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