Crassostrea


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Crassostrea

genus of farmed oysters in subclass Lamellibranchia; includes C. angulata (Portuguese oyster), C. gigas (Pacific cupped oyster), C. virginicus (American cupped oyster), Saccostrea commercialis (Sydney rock oyster). See Table 23.
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Use of OmpU porins for attachment and invasion of Crassostrea gigas immune cells by the oyster pathogen Vibrio splendidus.
Mapping genes affecting shell color and shape in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas.
Effects of temperature and salinity on haemocyte activities of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg).
Increased virulence in an introduced pathogen: Haplosporidium nelsoni (MSX) in the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica.
In the study by Edmonds and Francesconi (20), the Crassostrea gigas from Japan had a mean total (organic and inorganic combined) arsenic of 21 [micro]g/g dry weight (converted from 4.
2) These figures are also included above as many farmers in Port Stephens, NSW, grow both Sydney rock, Saccostrea glomerata, and Pacific oysters, Crassostrea gigas.
The American oyster is referred to as Crassostrea virginica: Crassostrea is the genus of a group of oysters; virginica is the specific name that designates a particular kind or species of oyster.
KEY WORDS: Crassostrea virginica, eastern oyster, estuary, aerial photography, remote sensing, geospatial analysis, National Park Service
After attempts by many researchers, Guo and Allen (1994c) successfully produced tetraploid Pacific oysters, Crassostrea giga, by blocking the first polar body in the eggs of triploids with cytochalasin B treatment.
The Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas, since 1998, has had the highest worldwide production of any cultured freshwater or marine species, at about 4 million metric tons per year (worth $3.