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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The ChMT shows the highest similarity of 99% with Hyriopsis cumingii MT in amino acid sequence, followed by 96%, 95%, 79%, 66%, and 65% in similarity with that of Crassostrea ariakensis, Crassostrea gigas, Crassostrea virginica, Ostrea edulis, Mytilus edulis, respectively, whereas the remaining six give similarities between 32% and 60%.
Immunological competence of eastern oysters Crassostrea virginica, fed different microalgal diets and challenged with a temperature elevation.
Hegaret and Wikfors (2005a) also reported an increase in granulocyte percentage in eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin, 1791), and northern bay scallops Argopecten irradians (Lamarck, 1819) exposed to a toxic dinoflagellate after 7 days of exposure but after an initial boost in hyalinocytes during the first 2 days of exposure.
Using transplanted oysters, Crassostrea virginica, the potential of using an aquaculture approach to grow, harvest, and therefore remove nitrogen from coastal bays with high nutrient input was studied.
Growth, mortality, and copper-nickel accumulation by oysters, Crassostrea virginica, at the Morgantown steam electric station on the Potomac River, Maryland.
Chitinase activity in the crystalline style of the American oyster Crassostrea virginica.
ABSTRACT Fluid and its associated mucus from the pallial (mantle) cavity of eastern oysters Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin) from Black Rock Harbor, Bridgeport, Connecticut, inhibited growth of both Gram-positive (Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus) and Gram-negative (Escherichia coll, Serratia marcescens, and Vibrio parahaemolyticus) bacteria in antimicrobial assays.
KEY WORDS: oyster, Crassostrea virginica, restoration, clionid sponge, salinity, bioerosion, settlement, recruitment, growth, mortality
Salinity Requirements of the American oyster, Crassostrea virginica.
KEY WORDS: Crassostrea virginica, oyster, fisheries modeling, stock assessment, sustainability, shell budget, biological reference point
KEY WORDS: eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, habitat suitability modeling, spatially explicit, geographic information systems, habitat suitability index