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Title: American Oyster
Url: http://www.chesapeakebay.net/fieldguide/critter/eastern_oyster
Publisher: Chesapeake Bay Program (U.S.)
Description: This site includes information on the anatomy and life history of the American or Atlantic oyster, Crassostrea virginica, also known in the Chesapeake Bay region as the native oyster. Access information on the oyster's background, habitat, life cycle, threats, and restoration efforts. Site links to external information including survey and stock assessment, oyster disease research, and oyster anatomy. Also access oyster publications, status and trends, and a wealth of data sets.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Fisheries -- Shellfish fisheries. Shellfish culture -- Mollusks -- Oysters
Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Biology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Marine ecology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Physiographic divisions -- Water. Aquatic biology -- Marine biology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Topographical divisions -- America -- North America -- United States -- By region, A-Z -- Chesapeake Bay
Science -- Zoology -- Invertebrates -- Mollusca -- Systematic divisions -- Bivalvia (Lamellibranchia; pelecypoda; clams) -- By family, A-Z -- Ostreidae (Oysters)
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Biology -- Species
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: aquaculture
Astronomy
Biological oceanography
Biology
bivalves
commercial fishery
earth science
Ecology
Environmental science
excess nutrients
management
Mollusc
mollusk
Oceanography
Physical sciences
science
Space sciences
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Date Of Record Release: 2012-08-31 11:53:34 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-09-25 10:41:44 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 2
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