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Rock oyster

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Saccostrea
Higher classification  Ostreidae
Order  Ostreoida
Family  Ostreidae
Phylum  Mollusca
Rank  Genus

Similar  Saccostrea cucullata, Bivalvia, Crassostrea, Molluscs, Pacific oyster

Sydney rock oysters


Rock oysters are true oysters of the genus Saccostrea. The best-known species is the Sydney rock oyster (Saccostrea glomerata).

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Species

The World Register of Marine Species lists these species:

  • Saccostrea circumsuta (Gould, 1850)
  • Saccostrea cucullata (Born, 1778) - hooded oyster
  • Saccostrea echinata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)
  • Saccostrea glomerata (Gould, 1850) - Sydney rock oyster
  • Saccostrea kegaki Torigoe & Inaba, 1981
  • Saccostrea malabonensis (Faustino, 1932)
  • Saccostrea palmula (Carpenter, 1857)
  • Saccostrea scyphophilla (Peron & Lesueur, 1807)
  • Saccostrea spathulata (Lamarck, 1819)
  • Saccostrea subtrigona (G.B. Sowerby II, 1871)
  • Saccostrea tubulifera (Dall, 1914)
  • References

    Rock oyster Wikipedia


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