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    • Eastern Oyster
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    • Crassostrea virginica
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    • Ostión de Virginia

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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yasingi

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November 6, 2011

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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srall

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June 15, 2014

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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fm5050

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April 3, 2014 02:38 PM EDT

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Huguenot Memorial Park, Duval Co., FL April 3, 2014

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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fm5050

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March 29, 2014 02:09 PM EDT

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Helen Cooper Floyd Park, Duval Co., FL March 29, 2014

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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botanygirl

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January 20, 2014 02:09 PM EST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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January 20, 2014 02:08 PM EST

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January 20, 2014 08:28 AM EST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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January 16, 2014

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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magnolia

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January 10, 2014

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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magnolia

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January 6, 2014

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jkendall

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August 31, 2013 05:21 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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August 21, 2013 09:48 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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