pearl oyster

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Synonyms for pearl oyster

tropical marine bivalve found chiefly off eastern Asia and Pacific coast of North America and Central America

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It was also reported last month that the SCE was drawing up a detailed plan to regulate fishing activities as part of efforts to protect sites at Tubli Bay, Dohat Arad, Mashtan Islands, Hawar Islands, Bulthama Reef and the Northern Marine Reserves covering Najwat Bulthamat and the Hayr pearl oyster beds.
In contrast, warmer temperatures reduce gametogenesis in other subtropical and temperate bivalves, such as the winged pearl oyster Pteria sterna (Saucedo & Monteforte 1997), king scallop Pecten maximus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Saout et al.
Breeding for resistance to juvenile pearl oyster mortality syndrome.
Highly efficient identification of thousands of microsatellite loci in the pearl oyster Pinctada martensii from RNA-Seq.
The pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata, is a bivalve that is cultured for pearl production in Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan of China.
The reproductive activity of the pearl oyster Pinctada imbricata Roding, 1798 (Pteriidae) in Gazi Bay, Kenya.
Evaluation of quality indices of the gonad and somatic tissues involved in reproduction of the pearl oyster Pinctada mazatlanica with histochemistry and digital image analysis.
Independent certification body SCS Global Services will carry out this assessment of the Pearl oyster fishery.
South Sea cultured pearls come from one of the world's largest pearl oyster (Pinctada maxima), which produces cultured pearls 15 mm and larger.
As it turns out, pearl oyster mushrooms are not the neatly chopped white mushrooms you find at the supermarket.
Feast on delicious local produce in the sea zoo's fully licensed bistro, fish for your own pearl oyster, or stock up on presents and souvenirs in the gift shop.
Doing all and everything to help foster a larger natural stock of the Gulf Pearl oyster is paramount to keeping a growing tide of pollution of the Gulf by GCC countries at bay.
2000), the Marine Molluscs Laboratory (LMM) is initiating research for the production in laboratory and growth-out of the pearl oyster Pteria hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758) aiming for the implementation of farming of this species.
There are also Radio Controlled Boats, Aquablasta and Crazy Golf, while the gift shop has something to suit all ages and pockets, like picking your very own Japanese pearl oyster to have set in a range of silver and gold jewellery at the Pearl Shack.
While all oysters may produce a dingy pearl, the pearl oyster that is famous for making the round gemstones isn't, biologically speaking, an oyster.