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

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Recent observations

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 12, 2017

Description

Headed down to the Lower Rio Grande Valley for a staff meeting with the other urban wildlife biologists.

Stopped by Andy Bowie County Park and walked along the beach a bit.

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

yasingi

Date

December 25, 2016 10:51 PM COT

Description

photos of collected seashells were taken on 1/13/2017

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

sarka

Date

January 11, 2017

Description

Very elongated here. Grows in muddy estuary waters. Very unique tasting from the area. Very salty... often have Pea crabs in them.

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jlayman

Date

January 2, 2017 10:31 AM EST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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kueda

Date

January 1, 2017 02:46 PM EST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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kueda

Date

January 1, 2017 02:13 PM EST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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kueda

Date

December 28, 2016 12:28 PM EST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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alex_bairstow

Date

December 23, 2016 10:32 AM PST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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wsimmons

Date

December 18, 2016 03:48 PM EST

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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enri7

Date

December 14, 2016 01:00 PM CST

Description

La concha mide 63 mm.

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Date

July 14, 2016 07:28 PM ADT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

susanhewitt

Date

December 14, 2016 07:54 AM EST

Description

Growing on the jetty rocks.

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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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