Pacific oyster
(Aka Magallana gigas, Japanese oyster, Miyagi oyster)

An oyster native to the Pacific coast of Asia that has become an introduced species in North America.




This is the oyster you'll find on Savary's beach, especially between First and Second Points.

Pacific Oyster Innards

Pacific Oyster Innards


Notes
1. Great masses of them can grow together to form oyster reefs.

2. Click here to watch a short video explaining (with a British accent) how to shuck a Pacific Oyster. Don't spill the juices.

3. Click here to watch a brief video that shows you how to make Oysters Rockefeller.
Categories: shellfish fauna


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