family Ostreidae


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Noun1.family Ostreidae - oystersfamily Ostreidae - oysters        
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
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
Crassostrea, genus Crassostrea - Virginia oysters
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Molecular phylogenetics and systematics of the bivalve family Ostreidae based on rRNA sequence-structure models and multilocus species tree.
Members of the family Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815 are among the sessile marine invertebrates that live on a variety of abiogenic and biogenic substrates (Slack-Smith, 1998; Fernandez-Leborans, 2010).
Buroker NE, Hershberger WK, Chew KK (1979) Population genetics of the family Ostreidae. II.