Crassostrea gigas is considered an invasive species. Conservation is not a concern. See the “Uses” section for information on the function of C. gigas as a replacement species in ecosystems in which conservation is an issue.
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Appears under "Conservation Status"
Field Museum phylogenetics class
Rüdiger Bieler, Zoology, Field Museum of Natural History
André Sartori, Zoology, Field Museum of Natural History
Paula Mikkelsen, Paleontological Research Institute, Ithaca
Matt Dowell, University of Chicago, Class of 2014
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