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Pacific Cupped Oyster

Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg 1793)

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Crassostrea gigas (Pacific Cupped Oyster) is a species of mussels in the family oyster. Adult Pacific Cupped Oyster form marine reefs. Dead Pacific Cupped Oyster form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 153 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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