eastern oyster

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eastern oyster

n.
An oyster (Crassostrea virginica) with a rough, usually oval shell, native to the eastern coast of North America. Also called American oyster.
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By this interpretation, the latter genus would comprise both the Atlantic Crassostrea clade [type species Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin, 1791)] and the Talonostrea clade which is, however, the sister clade of Magallana.
We tested the effects of predation risk and resource availability on plastic defenses in the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin, 1791).
Ciclo gonadico del ostion americano Crassostrea virginica (Lamellibranchia: Ostreidae) en Mecoacan, Tabasco, Mexico.
Effect of temperature and salinity on the reproductive cycle of males and females of Crassostrea virginica (Bivalvia: Ostreidae).
Since the first report of Perkinsus marinus infecting the American oyster Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin, 1791) in the Gulf of Mexico (Mackin et al.
Los ostiones con valor comercial pertenecen al genero Crassostrea representados por una especie introducida: Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg 1795) y tres especies autoctonas: Crassostrea corteziensis (Herlein 1955) en el Pacifico Mexicano y Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin 1791) y Crassostrea rhizophorae (Guilding 1828) en la costa Atlantica.
Gametogenesis of eastern oysters, Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin, 1791), and Pacific oysters, Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793) in disease-endemic lower Chesapeake Bay.
Potential role of the Eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, in the epidemiology of Cryptosporidium parvum.
Genetic variability and gene flow in populations of Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin) from the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Although they may vary significantly in size and shape, all members of the species Crassostrea virginica exhibit certain characteristics.