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  • Scientific Names
    • Ostreoida
  • Spanish
    • Ostiones, almejas y escalopas
  • English
    • oysters, scallops, and allies

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

True Oysters Family Ostreidae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 26, 2015 12:13 PM PST

Description

Oyster? Three stuck on top of a fourth. Wide light/dark bands, pinkish inside. About 2" long.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas

Observer

finatic

Date

January 25, 2015 02:09 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scallops Family Pectinidae

Observer

finatic

Date

January 25, 2015 02:10 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

New Zealand scallop Pecten novaezelandiae

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 1, 2015 05:04 PM NZDT

Description

Empty shell in rock pool.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

anikarenina

Date

January 24, 2015 01:30 PM EST

Description

Small to medium in size, 25-75mm. Largest oyster still has mangrove root stuck to it. Smallest oyster has half of its shell missing. Some purpley colors on them, irridescence, had algae stuck to them. Were growing on a red mangrove root in an intertidal zone.

Photos / Sounds

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What

New Zealand scallop Pecten novaezelandiae

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

Young scallop shells found washed up on the beach.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

I was super happy to find this wee treasure washed up on the beach.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

I used to love these shells as a kid. They seem hard to find in most places, but I remember a beach on the west side of the Coromandel Peninsula that always had a lot.

These ones were washed up on the beach.

Photos / Sounds

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What

New Zealand fan scallop Talochlamys zelandiae

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

Such a range of colours! Some have small encrusting organisms that have left their marks on the shells (white, usually).

All found washed up on the beach.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Rock Scallop Crassadoma gigantea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 18, 2015 04:08 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

New Zealand scallop Pecten novaezelandiae

Observer

absoluteandy

Date

September 23, 2007

Place

Okiwi Bay (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

Found washed up on the beach.

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Description from Wikipedia

The order Ostreoida includes the true oysters and a number of other related families of bivalves.

No range data available.