BeRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793) 
AphiaID: 140656

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriomorphia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstreida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstreoidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstreidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassostreinae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassostrea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassostrea gigas
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMagallana Salvi & Mariottini, 2016
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassostrea Sacco, 1897
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstrea gigas Thunberg, 1793
Sources  original description Thunberg C. P. (1793). Tekning och Beskrifning på en stor Ostronsort ifrån Japan. Kongliga Vetenskaps Academiens Nya Handlingar, 14(4-6): 140-142, 1 pl, available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=tMM4AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA140 [details]

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorostra japonesa  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJapanse oester  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese oysterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPacific cupped oysterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJapanese oysterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorimmigrant oysterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant pacific oysterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant oysterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant cupped oyster  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhuître portugaiseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhuître japonaiseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhuître du PacifiqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhuître creuse japonaiseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhuître creuse du PacifiqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhuître creuse  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortugiesische AusterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPazifische AusterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJapanische AusterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFelsenauster  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorostrica giapponeseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorostrica del PacificoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorostrica concava  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΣτρείδι Πορτογαλίας  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorostra-gigante  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorostra japonesaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorostión del PacíficoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorostión  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJapanskt jätteostron  [details]
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
New Zealand
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand (origin: native - non-endemic[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone (origin: alien[details]
From regional or thematic species database
Adriatic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAdriatic Sea (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSlovenian part of the Adriatic Sea (origin: alien[details]
Alboran Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAlboran Sea (origin: alien[details]
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone (origin: alien[details]
Bay of Biscay
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFrench part of the Bay of Biscay (origin: alien[details]
Belgium
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian part of the North Sea (origin: alien[details]
Black Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBlack Sea (origin: alien[details]
Celtic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCeltic Sea (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom part of the Celtic Sea (origin: alien[details]
Chile
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorChile (origin: alien[details]
Denmark
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDenmark (origin: alien[details]
English Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom part of the English Channel (origin: alien[details]
France
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFrance (origin: alien[details]
Germany
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGermany (origin: alien[details]
Greece
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGreece (origin: alien[details]
Gulf of Guinea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of Guinea (origin: alien[details]
Ionian Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIonian sea (origin: alien[details]
Kattegat
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDanish part of the Kattegat (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSwedish part of the Kattegat (origin: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMaltese part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTunisian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (origin: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Western Basin (origin: alien[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Atlantic (origin: alien[details]
North Pacific Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Pacific (origin: alien[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDanish part of the North Sea (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Sea (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorwegian part of the North Sea (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom part of the North Sea (origin: alien[details]
Norway
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorway (origin: alien[details]
Sea of Cortez
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of California (origin: alien[details]
Sea of Marmara
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMarmara Sea (origin: alien[details]
Skagerrak
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSwedish part of the Skagerrak (origin: alien[details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Atlantic (origin: alien[details]
South Pacific Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Pacific (origin: alien[details]
Spain
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpain (origin: alien[details]
Sweden
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSweden (origin: alien[details]
Tasman Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralian part of the Tasman Sea (origin: alien[details]
The Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia (origin: alien[details]
Tunisia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTunisia (origin: alien[details]
Turkey
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTurkey (origin: alien[details]
Ukraine
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUkraine (origin: alien[details]
United Kingdom
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Adriatic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorItalian part of the Adriatic Sea (origin: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Adriatic [details]
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean (origin: alien[details]
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea (origin: alien[details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKoksijde [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeebrugge [details]
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea (origin: alien[details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (origin: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Gabès [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeland [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElbe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight (origin: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (origin: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOosterschelde [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSas van Goes [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Tunisia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBizerte Lagoon [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom [details]
Wadden Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWadden Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe (origin: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurope [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrochiron fucicolum Brady, 1872 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolicola bifida Tanaka, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyicola ostreae Hoshina & Sugiura, 1953 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola intestinalis Steuer, 1902 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola orientalis Mori, 1935 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola orientalis Mori, 1935 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstrincola similis Lin & Ho, 1999 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudomyicola spinosus (Raffaele & Monticelli, 1885) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean Network on Invasive Alien Species (NOBANIS) - Crassostrea gigas 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGlobal invasive species database - Crassostrea gigas 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (170 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (102 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Cultured Aquatic species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (247047 nucleotides; 27878 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species (AquaNIS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Bivalves of the British Isles webpage at National Museum of Wales 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Niet-inheemse soorten Belgisch deel Noordzee en aanpalende estuaria (in Dutch) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Crassostrea gigas
Crassostrea gigas
Crassostrea gigas
Crassostrea gigas
<i>Crassostrea gigas</i> (Thunberg, 1793)</b>Specimen from Chioggia near Venice, Italy (actual size 85 mm)
Crassostrea gigas (Thu...
<i>Crassostrea gigas</i> (Thunberg, 1793)</b>Specimen from Etang de Leucate, Mediterranean coast of France (actual size 105 mm)
Crassostrea gigas (Thu...

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140656
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2015-01-04 20:50:57Z  changed  Marshall, Bruce
2015-03-19 20:25:34Z  changed  Marshall, Bruce
2015-03-22 19:09:38Z  changed  Marshall, Bruce
  
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  Citation: Marshall, B.; Gofas, S. (2015). Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). The Belgian Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/berms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140656 on 2016-07-25
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