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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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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September 3, 2016 10:29 AM CDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jlayman

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August 29, 2016 10:09 AM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jheuser

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August 28, 2016 03:46 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jlayman

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June 2, 2016 01:02 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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swalmsley

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August 18, 2016 08:46 AM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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adorantes

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July 20, 2016 06:53 PM CDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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adorantes

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July 20, 2016 06:53 PM CDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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adorantes

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July 20, 2016 06:48 PM CDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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adorantes

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July 20, 2016 06:47 PM CDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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August 17, 2016 01:37 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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earthstephen

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July 25, 2016 06:40 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jaykeller

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November 4, 2007
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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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