Classification
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  • English
    • Eastern Oyster
  • Scientific Names
    • Crassostrea virginica
    • Crassostrea brasiliana
  • Spanish
    • Ostión de Virginia
  • Portuguese
    • Ostra-americana

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Recent observations

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What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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anudibranchmom

Date

April 3, 2015

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Square

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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lauraalix

Date

March 31, 2016 02:34 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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kdwyman

Date

March 26, 2016 01:58 PM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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macquafredda13

Date

March 14, 2016

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Square

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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celticcail

Date

March 16, 2016 11:37 AM EDT

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Square

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Date

July 16, 2015

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Date

July 16, 2015

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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khimmler

Date

March 6, 2016

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Square

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jaykeller

Date

February 8, 2016 04:31 AM PST

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Square

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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scottbuckel

Date

February 21, 2016 05:45 AM CST

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Square

What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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colleenm

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

Oyster shells scatter the beach

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

finatic

Date

December 25, 2015 09:52 AM PST

Description

Cameron County, Texas, US

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Description from Wikipedia

The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) — also called Atlantic oyster or Virginia oyster — is a species of true oyster native to the eastern seaboard and Gulf of Mexico coast of North America. It is also farmed in Puget Sound, Washington, where it is known as the Totten Inlet Virginica. Eastern oysters are and have been very popular commercially. Today, less than 1% of the original 17th century population (when the original colonists arrived) is thought...

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