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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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.
In: Proceedings of symposium on exotic species in mariculture: case histories of the Japanese oyster.
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.
The delegation, made up of 12 Japanese oyster farmers and industry representatives, will visit farms and production facilities between 16-19 June.
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.
Three polymorphic microsatellites in the Japanese oyster, Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg).

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