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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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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Significance Plastics are a contaminant of emerging concern accumulating in marine ecosystems. Plastics tend to break down into… Expand
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Estuarine organisms are exposed to periodic strong fluctuations in seawater pH driven by biological carbon dioxide (CO2… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The importance of restoring filter-feeders, such as the Eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica, to mitigate the effects of… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Vibrio parahaemolyticus, the leading cause of seafood-associated gastroenteritis in the United States, typically is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
▪ Abstract Oysters have been introduced worldwide to 73 countries, but the ecological consequences of the introductions are not… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
ABSTRACT Recent Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreaks associated with consumption of raw shellfish in the United States focused… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Oysters are ecosystem engineers that create biogenic reef habitat important to estuarine biodiversity, benthic-pelagic coupling… Expand
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Using mainly United Kingdom estuaries as examples, various factors governing the bioavailability, bioaccumulation and biological… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The oyster population in the Maryland portion ot Chesapeake Bay, USA, has declined by more than 50-Iold since the early part of… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Abstract The SLOSS (single large or several small) debate is no longer an issue in the discussion about the optimal size of… Expand