NARMS taxon details

Magallana gigas (Thunberg, 1793)

836033  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:836033)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
(of Ostrea gigas Thunberg, 1793) Thunberg, C.P. (1793). Tekning och Beskrifning på en stor Ostronsort ifrån Japan. <em>Kongliga Vetenskaps Academiens Nya Handlingar.</em> 14(4-6): 140-142, 1 pl., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46957303 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Magallana gigas (Thunberg, 1793). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2021) European Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=836033 on 2021-10-23
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2021). European Register of Marine Species. Magallana gigas (Thunberg, 1793). Accessed at: https://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/narms/narms.php?p=taxdetails&id=836033 on 2021-10-23
Date
action
by
2015-03-19 20:25:34Z
created
2015-03-22 19:09:38Z
changed
2016-07-08 20:26:57Z
changed
2017-10-24 07:53:27Z
changed

original description  (of Ostrea gigas Thunberg, 1793) Thunberg, C.P. (1793). Tekning och Beskrifning på en stor Ostronsort ifrån Japan. <em>Kongliga Vetenskaps Academiens Nya Handlingar.</em> 14(4-6): 140-142, 1 pl., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46957303 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

new combination reference Salvi D. & Mariottini P. (2017 [nomenclatural availability: 2016]). Molecular taxonomy in 2D: a novel ITS2 rRNA sequence-structure approach guides the description of the oysters' subfamily Saccostreinae and the genus <i>Magallana</i> (Bivalvia: Ostreidae). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 179(2): 263-276., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12455 [details]   

status source Backeljau, T. (2018). Crassostrea gigas or Magallana gigas: A Community-based Scientific Response. <em>National Shellfisheries Association Quarterly Newsletter.</em> (1): 3., available online at https://shellfish.memberclicks.net/assets/docs/Current_Newsletters/qnl_2018_1.pdf [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Japanse oester [from synonym]  [details]
English Portuguese oyster [from synonym]Pacific cupped oyster [from synonym]  [details]
French huître portugaise [from synonym]huître creuse [from synonym]  [details]
German Portugiesische Auster [from synonym]Felsenauster [from synonym]  [details]
Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)Specimen from Chioggia near Venice, Italy (actual size 85 mm)
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Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)Specimen from Etang de Leucate, Mediterranean coast of France (actual size 105 mm)
 Crassostrea gigas (...
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Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)
 Crassostrea gigas (...
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Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)
 Crassostrea gigas (...
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Japanse oester
 Japanse oester
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Crassostrea gigas
 Crassostrea gigas
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