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Oacific Oyster

Magallana gigas (Thunberg 1793)

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Magallana gigas (Oacific Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family Ostreidae. They are native to Japan. Adult Oacific Oyster form marine reefs. Dead Oacific Oyster form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 946 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of oacific oyster. View this species on GBIF