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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

duarte

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

Being cultured at IGaFA, a technichal school for aquaculture in Galicia, Spain.

Photos / Sounds

What

Oysters Genus Ostrea

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 01:44 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ostrea sp. Genus Ostrea

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 01:45 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sydney rock oyster Saccostrea glomerata

Observer

lek

Date

December 15, 2013

Description

A patch of healthy looking oysters attached to the rocks, left exposed when the tide was out.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dredge oyster Ostrea chilensis

Observer

shona_t

Date

June 19, 2014

Description

Deep shell attaches, flat lid.

with black rock, lighter than you would expect (but does not float in fresh water). poor quality snowflake obsidian? with pumice inside to make light?? Looks more like wet coal (but absolutely clean, hard, no crumble at all).

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dredge oyster Ostrea chilensis

Observer

shona_t

Date

September 7, 2013

Description

Two oysters back to back

Photos / Sounds

What

Dredge oyster Ostrea chilensis

Observer

shona_t

Date

June 27, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

shona_t

Date

July 11, 2013

Description

Oysters x2 on green-lipped mussel
Free oysters
Green-lipped mussel with holes bored right through
Green-lipped mussel (brown) faded to this colour?
Blue mussel
Green-lipped mussel
Oyster on ribbed mussel

Photos / Sounds

Observer

m_jon

Date

February 23, 2013 12:39 PM NZDT

Description

Shells on Purau beach.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

parkecology

Date

December 19, 2012 11:00 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

shona_t

Date

September 29, 2012

Description

NZ flat oyster
Upper shell.
And cockle.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

josenunez

Date

December 14, 2009

Description

Crassostrea virginica

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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.