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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cholzapfel

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March 27, 2016

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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hadasparag

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March 27, 2016

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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yolanda-v

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May 15, 2016 05:25 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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jonibaum

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March 19, 2016 12:22 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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amartinez158

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May 9, 2016 01:14 PM CDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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leprefam2001

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April 30, 2016 10:48 AM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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anudibranchmom

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April 3, 2015

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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lauraalix

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March 31, 2016 02:34 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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naturalist788

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March 30, 2016 06:34 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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kdwyman

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March 26, 2016 01:58 PM EDT

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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macquafredda13

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March 14, 2016

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Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica

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celticcail

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March 16, 2016 11:37 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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