Macrofaunal diversity on beds of Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) in the Oosterschelde estuary

W. van Broekhoven

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    Abstract

    The Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) is a marine exotic species that has successfully been introduced into the Oosterschelde estuary in the Netherlands in the 1960’s. It is still spreading, and can now be considered a part of the local ecosystem. Along with C. gigas other exotic species have been introduced
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationIJmuiden
    PublisherRIVO
    Number of pages38
    Publication statusPublished - 2005

    Publication series

    NameInternal report / RIVO-Netherlands Institute for Fisheries Research
    PublisherRIVO
    No.no, 05.002

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    Keywords

    • crassostrea gigas
    • oysters
    • introduced species
    • eastern scheldt
    • netherlands

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    van Broekhoven, W. (2005). Macrofaunal diversity on beds of Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) in the Oosterschelde estuary. (Internal report / RIVO-Netherlands Institute for Fisheries Research; No. no, 05.002). IJmuiden: RIVO.