NOBANIS – Invasive Alien Species Fact Sheet Crassostrea gigas

  title={NOBANIS – Invasive Alien Species Fact Sheet Crassostrea gigas},
  author={Pazifische Auster and Pazifische Felsenauster and Portugiesische Auster},
  • Pazifische Auster, Pazifische Felsenauster, Portugiesische Auster
  • Published 2011
Scientific names: Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg 1793), Ostreidae, Bivalvia Synonyms: Gryphaea angulata Lamarck 1819; Ostrea gigas Thunberg 1793; Ostrea laperousii Schrenk 1861; Ostrea talienwhanensis Crosse 1862. Note: The Portuguese oyster Crassostrea angulata is a name often used for this species. According to genetic studies it was shown that Crassostrea angulata is likely a strain of Crassostrea gigas originating from Taiwan (Huvet et al. 2002). However, the identity of C. gigas and C… CONTINUE READING


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