Oysters

Known as: Ostreidae, Oyster 
A family of marine mollusks in the class BIVALVIA, commonly known as oysters. They have a rough irregular shell closed by a single adductor muscle.
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2016
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2016
Plastics are persistent synthetic polymers that accumulate as waste in the marine environment. Microplastic (MP) particles are… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Ostreid herpesvirus 1 (OsHV-1) infections have been reported around the world and are associated with high mortalities of the… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Estuarine organisms are exposed to periodic strong fluctuations in seawater pH driven by biological carbon dioxide (CO2… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Native oyster reefs once dominated many estuaries, ecologically and economically. Centuries of resource extraction exacerbated by… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Climate change with increasing temperature and ocean acidification (OA) poses risks for marine ecosystems. According to Pörtner… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The importance of restoring filter-feeders, such as the Eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica, to mitigate the effects of… (More)
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2005
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2005
Jennifer L. Ruesink, Hunter S. Lenihan, Alan C. Trimble, Kimberly W. Heiman, Fiorenza Micheli, James E. Byers, and Matthew C. Kay… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The growth of molluscan shell crystals is usually thought to be initiated from solution by extracellular organic matrix. We… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Vibrios are ubiquitous in the aquatic environment and are commonly present in or on shellfish and other seafood. A small subset… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Juvenile oysters Crassostrea gigas cultured in the Bay of Morlaix (France) have suffered unexplained summer mortalities for over… (More)
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