Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50266
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
StateWA
LocalityHood Canal (west of Puget Sound)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHood Canal
HUC8 Number17110018
Map
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Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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
CommentsYear of collection is publication date of source document.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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