Scientific Name Crassostrea gigas
Common Name Pacific oyster
Taxonomy ID 29159
Lineage cellular organisms > Eukaryota > Opisthokonta > Metazoa > Eumetazoa > Bilateria > Protostomia > Lophotrochozoa > Mollusca > Bivalvia > Pteriomorphia > Ostreoida > Ostreoidea > Ostreidae > Crassostrea
External Links NCBI;
Representative Assembly oyster_v9 GCA_000297895.1 DNA GFF RNA Protein
Description:

The Pacific oyster, Japanese oyster or Miyagi oyster (Crassostrea gigas), is an oyster native to the Pacific coast of Asia. It has become an introduced species in North America, Australia, Europe, and New Zealand.