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Ostrea lurida   Carpenter, 1864

Yaquina oyster

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Ostreidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 71 m (Ref. 101281).  Temperate, preferred 11°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: Alaska to Baja California, Mexico.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101478)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Forms reefs in the subtidal zone (Ref. 8593) and are also found in intertidal habitats (Ref. 104318). At high elevations, it is surrounded with mud flats and at low elevations with eel grass beds. Filter feeders which primarily feed on phytoplankton in the tidal waters (Ref. 101281). Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

The British Flora and Fauna Database. 2007. (Ref. 8593)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 8.5 - 11.7, mean 9.8 (based on 70 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high