Classification
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    • True Oysters
  • Scientific Names
    • Ostreidae
  • Spanish
    • Ostras y ostiones
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 牡蠣科

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 12, 2017

Description

Headed down to the Lower Rio Grande Valley for a staff meeting with the other urban wildlife biologists.

Stopped by Andy Bowie County Park and walked along the beach a bit.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

finatic

Date

January 7, 2017 11:22 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

gbentall

Date

January 14, 2017 10:11 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

yasingi

Date

December 25, 2016 10:51 PM COT

Description

photos of collected seashells were taken on 1/13/2017

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

sarka

Date

January 11, 2017

Description

Very elongated here. Grows in muddy estuary waters. Very unique tasting from the area. Very salty... often have Pea crabs in them.

Photos / Sounds

What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

dlbowls

Date

January 11, 2017 03:15 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

tiyumq

Date

January 9, 2017 12:21 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

tiyumq

Date

January 9, 2017 01:37 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

tiyumq

Date

January 9, 2017 01:39 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gzcmiguelnava1

Date

January 9, 2017 12:33 AM ICT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

averil1

Date

January 7, 2017 04:25 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Covering the seawall below the mid tide line

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oysters Genus Ostrea

Observer

gzctaniaiv

Date

October 4, 2016 12:18 PM MDT
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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.

No range data available.
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