Massive settlements of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas, in Scandinavia

@article{Wrange2009MassiveSO,
  title={Massive settlements of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas, in Scandinavia},
  author={Anna-Lisa Wrange and J V Forner Valero and Lisbeth S. Harkestad and \Oivind Strand and Susanne Lindegarth and Helle Torp Christensen and Per Dolmer and Per Sand Kristensen and Stein H. Mortensen},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={1453-1458}
}
The Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) is an important aquaculture species world-wide. Due to its wide environmental tolerance and high growth rate, it has also become a successful invader in many areas, leading to major ecosystem changes. Low water temperatures were previously believed to restrict the establishment of Pacific oysters in Scandinavia. However, recent surveys reveal that the Pacific oyster is now established in many areas in Scandinavia. The biomass of oysters in the Danish… CONTINUE READING
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