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    • Ostras y ostiones
  • English
    • True Oysters
  • Scientific Names
    • Ostreidae

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Recent observations

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Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

This one half of a bivalve shell was seen washed up into the intertidal zone of a mostly sandy strand.

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What

European flat oyster Ostrea edulis

Observer

csparr

Date

July 2, 2014 11:55 PM EDT

Description

Same individual as the other

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Flat Oyster Ostrea edulis

Observer

csparr

Date

July 2, 2014 11:55 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oysters Genus Ostrea

Observer

bheitzman

Date

June 26, 2014 01:45 PM EDT

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What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

yasingi

Date

November 6, 2011

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Square

What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

srall

Date

June 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oysters Genus Ostrea

Observer

nationalaquarium

Date

June 14, 2014 10:01 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Sydney rock oyster Saccostrea glomerata

Observer

rmw21

Date

May 17, 2014 09:10 AM EST

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Square

What

Oysters Genus Ostrea

Observer

ninodj14

Date

May 18, 2014 06:22 PM EDT

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Square

What

Sydney rock oyster - Saccostrea glomerata Saccostrea glomerata

Observer

libbyhepburn

Date

May 17, 2014 08:44 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

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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Description from Wikipedia

The Ostreidae, the true oysters, include most species of molluscs commonly consumed as oysters. Pearl oysters are not true oysters, and belong to the suborder Pterioida.

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