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ERMS name details

Crassostrea angulata (Lamarck, 1819)

146900  (

alternate representation
Gryphaea angulata Lamarck, 1819 (original combination)
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Crassostrea angulata (Lamarck, 1819). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2018) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2018-09-26
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2018). European Register of Marine Species. Crassostrea angulata (Lamarck, 1819). Accessed at: on 2018-09-26
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context source (HKRMS) Lam K. & Morton B. (2004). The oysters of Hong Kong (Bivalvia: Ostreidae and Gryphaeidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 52. pp 11-28. [details]   

context source (Schelde) Van Ryckegem, G.; Van Braeckel, A.; Elsen, R.; Speybroeck, J.; Vandevoorde, B.; Mertens, W.; Breine, J.; Van den Bergh, E. (2014). MONEOS – Geïntegreerd datarapport: INBO: toestand Zeeschelde 2013 Monitoringsoverzicht en 1ste lijnsrapportage Geomorfologie, diversiteit Habitats en diversiteit Soorten. Rapporten van het Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek, INBO.R.2014.2646963. Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO): Brussel. 137 pp. (look up in RoR[details]   

additional source Menzel R.W. (1974). Portuguese and Japanese oysters are the same species. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 31: 453-456 [details]   

additional source Fabioux C., Huvet A., Lapègue S., Heurtebise S. & Boudry P. (2002). Past and present geographical distribution of populations of Portuguese (Crassostrea angulata)and Pacific (C. gigas) oysters along the European and north African Atlantic coasts. Haliotis 31: 33-44, available online at [details]   

additional source Huvet A., Fabioux C., Mccombie H., Lapegue S & Boudry P. 2004. Natural hybridization between genetically differentiated populations of Crassostrea gigas and C. angulata highlighted by sequence variation in flanking regions of a microsatellite locus. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 272: 141-152., available online at [details]   

additional source Lapegue S., Batista F.M., Heurtebise S., Yu Z. & Boudry P. 2004. Evidence for the presence of the Portuguese oyster, Crassostrea angulata, in northern China. Journal of Shellfish Research, 23(3): 759-763. , available online at [details]   

additional source Batista F., Leitão A., Huvet A., Lapegue S., Heurtebise S. & Boudry P. 2005. The taxonomic status and origin of the Portuguese oyster Crassostrea angulata (Lamarck, 1819). in:Proceedings, 1st International Oyster Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, July 13-14. Oyster Research Institute News, 18: 6pp. unpaginated., available online at [details]   

status source Bayne B.L., Ahrens M., Allen S. K., Anglès D'auriac M., Backeljau T., Beninger P., Bohn R., Boudry P., Davis J., Green T., Guo X., Hedgecock D., Ibarra A., Kingsley-Smith P., Krause M., Langdon C., Lapègue S., Li C., Manahan D., Mann R., Perez-Paralle L., Powell E.N., Rawson P.D., Speiser D., SanchezJ.L., Shumway S. & Wang H. (2017). The proposed dropping of the genus Crassostrea for all Pacific cupped oysters and Its replacement by a new genus Magallana: A dissenting view. Journal of Shellfish Research. 6(3): 545-547., available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 


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