Japanese oyster

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Noun1.Japanese oyster - a large oyster native to Japan and introduced along the Pacific coast of the United States; a candidate for introduction in Chesapeake Bay
oyster - marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters
genus Ostrea, Ostrea - type genus of the family Ostreidae
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Reproductive cycle and mortality of the Japanese oyster Crassostrea gigas cultured in Bahia Falsa, Baja California, Mexico.
Chlamydia-like organisms in ctenidia and mantle cells of the Japanese oyster Crassostrea gigas from the French Atlantic coast.
When a massive earthquake struck in 2011, Japanese oyster fisherman Atsushi Fujita was working as usual by the sea.
Seasonal items like Japanese oyster, wagyu beef cubes and foie gras are now available.
Held in the peak of the oyster season when oysters are at their best in Matsushima, Benihana has introduced an a la carte menu of oyster creations served with Kakinabe (traditional Japanese oyster soup) - available this month only, and perfect for Valentine's.
At his rural home in the woods, long-time Forks, Washington resident John Anderson is photographed with hundreds of buoys used in Japanese oyster farms.
Because there is not a culture method designed for pearl oysters in Santa Catarina State, Brazil, the usual methodology for the culture of juveniles of the Japanese oyster, Crassotrea gigas, was utilized.
On the sex change of the Japanese oyster, Ostrea gigas Thunberg.

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