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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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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tadamcochran

Date

June 17, 2016

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jaykeller

Date

February 6, 2016 06:59 AM PST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jaykeller

Date

February 6, 2016 07:25 AM PST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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siwnaturalist

Date

June 17, 2016 12:37 PM EDT

Description

Beaten up shell, may not be the freshest specimen out there

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Date

June 14, 2016

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jordanholaday

Date

June 1, 2016 05:10 PM EDT

Description

Two oyster halves fused, grown simutaneously in an oyster reef hopefully still out there!

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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cholzapfel

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March 27, 2016

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No photos or sounds

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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hadasparag

Date

March 27, 2016

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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yolanda-v

Date

May 15, 2016 05:25 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jonibaum

Date

March 19, 2016 12:22 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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amartinez158

Date

May 9, 2016 01:14 PM CDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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leprefam2001

Date

April 30, 2016 10:48 AM EDT
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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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