WoRMS taxon details

Magallana gigas (Thunberg, 1793)

836033  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:836033)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
(ofOstrea gigas Thunberg, 1793) Thunberg C. P. (1793). Tekning och Beskrifning på en stor Ostronsort ifrån Japan. <em>Kongliga Vetenskaps Academiens Nya Handlingar.</em> 14(4-6): 140-142, 1 pl., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=tMM4AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA140 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
MolluscaBase (2018). Magallana gigas (Thunberg, 1793). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=836033 on 2019-01-18
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2015-03-19 20:25:34Z
created
2015-03-22 19:09:38Z
changed
2016-07-08 20:26:57Z
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2017-10-24 07:53:27Z
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original description  (ofOstrea gigas Thunberg, 1793) Thunberg C. P. (1793). Tekning och Beskrifning på en stor Ostronsort ifrån Japan. <em>Kongliga Vetenskaps Academiens Nya Handlingar.</em> 14(4-6): 140-142, 1 pl., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=tMM4AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA140 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofDioeciostrea hispaniola Orton, 1928) Orton J.H. (1928). The dominant species of <i>Ostrea</i>. <em>Nature.</em> 121 (3044): 320-321., available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/121320b0
note: names in this paper are unavailable because there is a disclaimer p. 121 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofOstrea laperousii Schrenck, 1862) Schrenck, L. I. (1862). Vorläufige Diagnosen einiger neuer Molluskenarten aus der Meerenge der Tartarei und dem nord-japanischen Meere. <em>Bulletin de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Pétersbourg.</em> 4: 408-413., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33838004
page(s): 411 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea posjetica Razin, 1934) Razin A.I. (1934). Morskie promyslovye Molliuski luzhnogo Primor'ia [in Russian; <i>Commercial marine molluscs of the southern maritime province</i>]. <em>Tizhookeanskii Nauchnyi Institut Rybnogo Zhostaistva, Isvestiia.</em> 8: 110 pp, 1 foldout map. [details]   

new combination reference Salvi D. & Mariottini P. (2017 [nomenclatural availability: 2016]). Molecular taxonomy in 2D: a novel ITS2 rRNA sequence-structure approach guides the description of the oysters' subfamily Saccostreinae and the genus <i>Magallana</i> (Bivalvia: Ostreidae). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 179(2): 263-276., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12455 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in Belgian part of the North Sea: Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Belgian part of the North Sea: Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Belgian part of the North Sea: Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Belgian part of the North Sea: Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]
 

LanguageName 
Catalan ostra japonesa [from synonym]  [details]
Dutch Japanse oester [from synonym]  [details]
English Portuguese oyster [from synonym]Pacific oyster [from synonym]Pacific giant oyster [from synonym]Pacific cupped oyster [from synonym]Japanese oyster [from synonym]immigrant oyster [from synonym]giant pacific oyster [from synonym]giant oyster [from synonym]giant cupped oyster [from synonym]  [details]
French huître portugaise [from synonym]huître japonaise [from synonym]huître du Pacifique [from synonym]huître creuse japonaise [from synonym]huître creuse du Pacifique [from synonym]huître creuse [from synonym]  [details]
German Riesenauster [from synonym]Portugiesische Auster [from synonym]Pazifische Felsenauster [from synonym]Pazifische Auster [from synonym]Japanische Auster [from synonym]Felsenauster [from synonym]  [details]
Italian ostrica giapponese [from synonym]ostrica del Pacifico [from synonym]ostrica concava [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese マガキ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Στρείδι Πορτογαλίας [from synonym]  [details]
Portuguese ostra-gigante [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish ostra japonesa [from synonym]ostión del Pacífico [from synonym]ostión [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Japanskt jätteostron [from synonym]  [details]
Crassostrea gigas
 Crassostrea gigas
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Crassostrea gigas
 Crassostrea gigas
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Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)Specimen from Chioggia near Venice, Italy (actual size 85 mm)
 Crassostrea gigas (...
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Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)Specimen from Etang de Leucate, Mediterranean coast of France (actual size 105 mm)
 Crassostrea gigas (...
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Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)
 Crassostrea gigas (...
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Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)
 Crassostrea gigas (...
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Japanse oester
 Japanse oester
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