BIOTIC Species Information for Ostrea edulis
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Taxonomy
Scientific nameOstrea edulis Common nameNative oyster
MCS CodeW1758 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumMollusca Subphylum
Superclass ClassPelecypoda
Subclass OrderOstreoida
SuborderOstreina FamilyOstreidae
GenusOstrea Speciesedulis
Subspecies   

Additional InformationAlso commonly known as the flat oyster and European oyster.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Campbell, 1994, Christensen, 1980, Anonymous, 1999(b), Tebble, 1966, Yonge, 1960, Korringa, 1952,
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