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Magallana gigas (Thunberg, 1793)

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

accepted
Species
Crassostrea (Magallana) gigas (Thunberg, 1793) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Crassostrea laperousii (Schrenck, 1862) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Crassostrea posjetica (Razin, 1934) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (synonym)
Crassostrea talienwhanensis (Crosse, 1862) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Dioeciostrea hispaniola Orton, 1928 · unaccepted (unavailable: journal disclaimer)
Lopha (Ostreola) posjetica (Razin, 1934) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Lopha (Ostreola) posjetica beringi Vialov, 1946 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Lopha (Ostreola) posjetica newelskyi Vialov, 1946 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Lopha (Ostreola) posjetica zawoikoi Vialov, 1946 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Ostraea cymbaeformis G. B. Sowerby II, 1871 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Ostrea chemnitzii var. elongata Grabau & S. G. King, 1928 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Ostrea gigas Thunberg, 1793 · unaccepted (superseded combination)
Ostrea gravitesta Yokoyama, 1926 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Ostrea laperousii Schrenck, 1862 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Ostrea posjetica Razin, 1934 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Ostrea talienwhanensis Crosse, 1862 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Ostrea 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 https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46957303 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Magallana gigas (Thunberg, 1793). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=836033 on 2024-07-14
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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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2023-10-20 04:16:26Z
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original description  (of Ostrea 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 https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46957303 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Dioeciostrea 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  (of Ostraea cymbaeformis G. B. Sowerby II, 1871) Sowerby, G. B. II. (1870-1871). Monograph of the genus <i>Ostraea</i>. In: <i>Conchologia Iconica, or, illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals</i>, vol. 18, pl. 1-33 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated dates: pl. 2-5, October 1870; pl. 6-13, January 1871; pl. 14-16, February 1871; pl. 17-27, September 1871; pl. 1, 28-33, November 1871]. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8209078 [details]   

original description  (of Ostrea 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]   

original description  (of Lopha (Ostreola) posjetica beringi Vialov, 1946) Vialov O.S. (1946). [On some oysters from the Gulf of Peter the Great]. <em>Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR.</em> 50: 521-524.
page(s): 523 [details]   

original description  (of Lopha (Ostreola) posjetica newelskyi Vialov, 1946) Vialov O.S. (1946). [On some oysters from the Gulf of Peter the Great]. <em>Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR.</em> 50: 521-524.
page(s): 147 [details]   

original description  (of Lopha (Ostreola) posjetica zawoikoi Vialov, 1946) Vialov O.S. (1946). [On some oysters from the Gulf of Peter the Great]. <em>Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR.</em> 50: 521-524.
page(s): 523 [details]   

original description  (of Ostrea 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  (of Ostrea talienwhanensis Crosse, 1862) Crosse H. (1862). Description d'une espèce nouvelle du nord de la Chine. <em>Journal de Conchyliologie.</em> 10: 149-150, pl. 6 fig. 6., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15134864
page(s): 149 [details]   

original description  (of Ostrea gravitesta Yokoyama, 1926 †) Yokoyama, M. (1926). Fossil Mollusca from the oil-fields of Akita. <em>Journal of the Faculty of Science, Imperial University of Tokyo. Section II, Geology, Mineralogy, Geography, Seismology.</em> 1(9): 377–389, pls. 44–45., available online at http://umdb.um.u-tokyo.ac.jp/DKoseibu/pdf/Ref_0487_.pdf
page(s): 388 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Ostrea gigas var. tientsiensis Grabau & S. G. King, 1928) Grabau, A. W.; King, S. G. (1928). Shells of Peitaiho. Second edition. Revised and enlarged with 14 text-figures and numerous photographs of shells. <em>Peking Laboratory of Natural History.</em> 281 pp., 14 text-figs, 11 pls. [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]   

status source Backeljau, T. (2018). Crassostrea gigas or Magallana gigas: A Community-based Scientific Response. <em>National Shellfisheries Association Quarterly Newsletter.</em> (1): 3., available online at https://shellfish.memberclicks.net/assets/docs/Current_Newsletters/qnl_2018_1.pdf [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal French part of the English Channel (Marine Region) Aquaculture: deliberate [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]

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 French part of the English Channel (Marine Region) Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]
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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]
Russian Устрица тихоокеанская (гиганская) [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish ostra japonesa [from synonym]ostión del Pacífico [from synonym]ostión [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Japanskt jätteostron [from synonym]  [details]
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