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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_oyster

The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica)—also called Wellfleet oyster, Atlantic oyster, Virginia oyster, or American oyster—is a species of true oyster native to the eastern seaboard and Gulf of Mexico coast of North America. It is also farmed in Puget Sound, Washington, where it is known as the Totten Inlet Virginica.

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www.elsevier.com/books/biology-of-oysters/bayne/978-0-12-803472-9

Biology of Oysters offers scientific insights into the structure and function of oysters. Written by an expert in the field of shellfish research, this book presents more than 50 years of empirical research literature. It provides an understanding of the edible oysters, in order to equip students and researchers with the background ...

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Oyster Biology. Phylum: Mollusca Class: Bivalve Genus: Ostrea. PHYSIOLOGY / PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS / DISTRIBUTION. An oyster iS a bivalve ( meaning two shells) and belongs to a group of animals with shells called Molluscs. The two valves are thick and irregular in shape and appear a purplish / grey.

www.nap.edu/read/10796/chapter/5

Read chapter 4. Oyster Biology: Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay discusses the proposed plan to offset the dramatic decline in the bay's native o...

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Oyster Biology & Ecology. Photo of an oyster reef. Scientific Name: Crassostrea virginica. Common Names: Eastern oyster, American oyster. Classification: Kingdom Animalia Phylum Mollusca Class Pelecypoda or Bivalvia Order Lamellibranchia Family Filibranchia Genus Crassostrea species virginica ...

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of his lodgings and eats oysters in reg'lar despera - tion.” —Pickwick Papers, C. Dickens (1836). Biology of the Oyster. Sam Weller was speaking of the flat oyster (Ostrea edulis) and the poor in. England. At that time, about 500 million oysters were sold at Billingsgate every year, resulting in a cheap and readily available ...

www.nature.com/nature/journal/v150/n3810/abs/150544c0.html

Abstract. THE oysters of Australia are being thoroughly investigated by the Division of Fisheries, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. In the first of the series of pamphlets on the biology and cultivation of oysters in Australia, G. A. Kesteven wrote on some economic aspects (Pamphlet No. 105 ; 1941). A more recent ...

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Biology of Oysters is a definitive and comprehensive resource that offers deep insight into the scientific structure of oysters. Written by an expert in the field of shellfish research, this book presents more than 50 years of empirical research literature to equip researchers and students for learning about the unique issues within ...