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

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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sjwiggins85

Date

the past

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(Somewhere...)

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Date

June 5, 2015

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16916606148 4767922331 s

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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fm5050

Date

April 4, 2015 11:34 AM EDT

Description

Chincoteague NWR, VA April 4, 2015

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jonibaum

Date

April 12, 2015 11:45 AM EDT

Description

Shells on the beach

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Square

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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randallsisland

Date

April 1, 2015

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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msieges

Date

March 26, 2015

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Square

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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arzserge1986

Date

March 2, 2015

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Square

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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dduffell403

Date

March 24, 2015 04:36 PM EDT

Description

I found this oyster bank on the bottom of the pillar holding up the Santa Maria restaurant.

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Square

What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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veggi

Date

March 19, 2015 04:57 PM EDT

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Square

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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nicetim

Date

March 17, 2015

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16769047392 db87be3d61 s

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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fdouglasmartin

Date

March 7, 2015 05:25 PM CST

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Square

What

Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

Observer

hagan_rs

Date

March 5, 2015

Description

An oddly shaped shell often found in batches.

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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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