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Recent observations

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Observer

fmoretzsohn

Date

September 14, 2011

Description

I observed many live specimens of the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica, during a research cruise by a team of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to monitor oyster health. The oysters where collected with a small dredge (as seen in some photos), and a few specimens from each station were brought to the lab for several measurements and test, including the Gonadosomatic Index. Also, several environmental parameters such as water temperature, salinity, etc., were measured.

Also observed among the oysters were some Santo Domingo mussels, Brachidontes domingensis (see other entry), as seen on one photo, and the tiny ecotoparasite gastropod, Boonea impressa.

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Observer

fmoretzsohn

Date

May 4, 2011

Description

Copano Bay has several oyster reefs, and several of the beaches around the bay have lots of shells, most of them of Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica. There are shells of many other species on the beach at this location, but typically the oysters are more numerous and have the largest shells.

I did not observe live oysters at this location, but I did see several nearby during a research cruise to Copano Bay on a different date.

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Observer

wendy5

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Here is a Crassostrea gigas or Pacific Oyster, about 4” across, found living on the side of the dock at the marina. A Short Plumose Anemone was nestled on top.

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Observer

jfryan

Date

August 14, 2014 08:27 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 23, 2014

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What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

yasingi

Date

November 6, 2011

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What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

srall

Date

June 15, 2014

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Observer

wendy5

Date

May 2, 2014

Description

Two live Pacific Oysters on a rock at low tide. These are not native. This beach is seeded for lots of shellfish, and maybe oysters, too?

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What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 3, 2014 02:38 PM EDT

Description

Huguenot Memorial Park, Duval Co., FL April 3, 2014

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What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

fm5050

Date

March 29, 2014 02:09 PM EDT

Description

Helen Cooper Floyd Park, Duval Co., FL March 29, 2014

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What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

botanygirl

Date

January 20, 2014 02:09 PM EST

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What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

fm5050

Date

January 20, 2014 02:08 PM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

Crassostrea is a genus of true oysters (family Ostreidae) containing the most important oysters used for food.

No range data available.