Scientific name Author citation English name Cerastoderma edirfe (Linnaeus, 1758) Common edible cockle Cerastoderma glaucum (Bruguiere, 1789) Olive green cockle Crassostrea angulata (Lamark, 1819) Portuguese oyster
Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793) Pacific cupped oyster, Japanese oyster Ensis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758) Pod razor shell Ensis siliqua (Linnaeus, 1758) Sword razor shell Mytilus edulis (Linnaeus, 1758) Blue mussel Mytilus gallopro vincialis (Lamarck.
Another important species is the Portuguese oyster
Mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I gene sequence support an Asian origin for the Portuguese oyster
Evidence for the presence of the Portuguese oyster
, Crassostrea angulata, in northern China.
The Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) and the Portuguese oyster
(Crassostrea angulata) are so closely related that they were once considered the same species.
angulata, the Portuguese oyster
, was named by Lamarck (1819) based on specimens collected from Europe.
edulis and the Portuguese oyster
Crassostrea angulata were imported from Europe instead.
Differentiation between populations of the Portuguese oyster
, Crassostrea angulata (Lamark) and the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg), revealed by mtDNA RFLP analysis.
Icosahedral DNA virus caused the Portuguese oyster
Crassostrea angulata Lamarck velar virus disease and hemocyte infection virus disease (HIV), extensive gill erosion corresponding with high mortalities.
ABSTRACT The Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg), and the Portuguese oyster
5%) are likely to be useful markers for the Portuguese oyster
Crassostrea angulata, 71 (82.
Studies on the possible association of these mortalities with pathogens have showed some similar characteristics to those found in the Portuguese oyster
Crassostrea angulata and the Japanese oyster Crassostrea gigas infected by an iridoviridae-like particles in the lately 1960s.