Latest Pacific oyster Stories
The Pacific oyster was discovered in large numbers along the west coast of Sweden in 2007.
Franceâ€™s shellfish industry is dealing with a crisis for the second year in a row, as an unexplained ailment has decimated stocks of young oysters.
A plymouth restaurant will celebrate the start of the oyster season with a day of live music, oysters and beer. The first Oysterfest will take place at the Waterfront restaurant and bar on Saturday, featuring five live bands from lunchtime to evening.
The Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas), is the native oyster of the Pacific coast of Korea, Japan and China. It has been introduced to North America, especially in Puget Sound, Washington, and to the Australian states of Tasmania and South Australia. It is an important commercial harvest in all of these places, as well as New Zealand where the Pacific oyster has replaced the native rock oyster, Crassostrea glomerata, as the main commercial species. The Pacific oyster is an invasive species...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.