Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50421
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCrassostrea
Speciesgigas
Common NamePacific giant oyster
StateOR
CountyCoos
LocalityCoos Bay, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCoos
HUC8 Number17100304
Map
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Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1012
Author:Carlton, J.T.
Date:1989
Title:Man's role in changing the face of the ocean: biological invasions and implications for conservation of near-shore environments.
Journal:Conservation Biology
Volume:3
Issue:3
Pages:265-273
Commentsdate is of publication not introduction
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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