Pacific oyster


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Pacific oyster

n.
A large oyster (Crassostrea gigas) having a rough, cupped shell, native to the Pacific coast of Asia and cultured in North America, Europe, and Australia.
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It is structured to follow industry trends within the mussel, Pacific oyster, native oyster, queen scallop and scallop species sectors.
(2015) reported several polymorphic sites in the 3'-end of Hsp70 of the Pacific oyster C.
The genetic basis of summer mortality in Pacific oyster spat and potential for improving survival by selective breeding in France.
The event coincided with another outbreak of Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome, caused by a virus in the Pacific oyster exacerbated by temperature stress (see Green et al.
Backed by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Capturing our Coast is the UK's largest ever 'citizen science' project of its kind, recruiting 2,500 volunteers to survey 1,800 sites around the country's coastline and hundreds more to take part in additional data collections Among the invasive species found are Japanese wireweed, Portuguese and Pacific oyster, the Australian barnacle, the orange-tipped sea squirt at Cresswell in Northumberland and Wakame seaweed.
The best time to eat a Pacific oyster, he claimed, was during the lowest tide in the middle of winter.
The chip was made for two species: the Pacific oyster and the European flat oyster, (https://phys.org/news/2017-05-oyster-farming-benefit-genetic-screening.html) reported Phys.org .
"French Regional Dinner" features the food and wines - and ciders - of Normandy and Brittany, with a menu that includes Pacific Oyster on the Half Shell with Apple Cider Mignonette; Marinated Cauliflower, Roasted Beet and Carrot Salad; Petrale Sole with Spinach, Lemon Cream Sauce and Shellfish Garnish or Chicken Filet with Mushrooms, Pearl Onions, and Calvados & Cream; Puff Pastry Apple Tart with Cider Caramel and Crme fr"che.
The effects of 3,5-dihydroxy-4-methoxybenzyl alcohol (DHMBA), and zinc--both components of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas--were examined by glutamatergic neuron activity in rats in an in vivo microdialysis experiment and an in vitro brain slice experiment.
The development of oyster farming in Brazil has involved three species of the genus Crassostrea: the native oyster Crassostrea rhizophorae (Guilding, 1828), the "mangrove oyster" Crassostrea gasar (Adanson, 1757) and the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793).
Annual production of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas, in Korea, is 3.5 million ton, which occupies 90% of the total shellfish production (MIFAFF, 2012).
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