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

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What

Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas

Observer

tereka_lasso

Date

November 27, 2016 11:54 AM MST

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What

Frond Oyster Dendostrea frons

Observer

jorgediazr

Date

November 29, 2016 10:31 AM BOT

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What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

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finatic

Date

November 13, 2016 04:59 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

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david145

Date

November 28, 2016 01:27 PM PST

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True Oysters Family Ostreidae

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david145

Date

November 28, 2016 01:28 PM PST

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What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

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david145

Date

November 28, 2016 01:28 PM PST

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What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

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david145

Date

November 28, 2016 01:28 PM PST

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What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

david145

Date

November 28, 2016 01:28 PM PST

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What

Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas

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tiyumq

Date

November 26, 2016 02:01 PM PST

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True Oysters Family Ostreidae

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wildmarin

Date

November 27, 2016 11:07 AM EST

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What

Cockscomb Oyster Lopha cristagalli

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maractwin

Date

November 11, 2016 12:39 PM EST

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Olympia Oyster Ostrea lurida

Observer

rickt

Date

November 12, 2016 08:05 PM PST
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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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