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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: : Ostreoidea: Ostreidae

Ostrea edulis Linnaeus, 1758
Introduced species


Ostrea edulis Linnaeus, 1758, p. 699-700, [Figures by several earlier authors cited]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Oceano Europaeo
References: Bernard (1983)
Comments: Turgeon et al. (1998: 320) note that this species is introduced in the West Atlantic.

Partial List of References

Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae Systema Naturae, 10th ed., vol. 1 824 pp. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae [Stockholm, Sweden].

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