Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50264
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
StateWA
CountyPacific
LocalityWillapa Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWillapa Bay
HUC8 Number17100106
HUC10 NameWillapa Bay
HUC10 Number1710010606
HUC12 NameWillapa Bay
HUC12 Number171001060600
Map
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Collection Year1902
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1642
Author:Hanna, G.D.
Date:1966
Title:Introduced mollusks of western North America.
Journal:Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences
Volume:48
Pages:1-108
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/25/2020].

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