Pinctada margaritifera

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Synonyms for Pinctada margaritifera

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

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Gametogenic cycle and reproductive effort of the tropical blacklip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera (Bivalvia: Pteriidae), cultivated in Takapoto Atoll (French Polynesia).
Soluble organic matrices of the calcitic prismatic shell layers of two Pteriomorphid bivalves: Pinna nobilis and Pinctada margaritifera.
The species Pteria penguin, found in the Center-Oriental coast and Southeast Asia, reaches 22 cm of shell height, and Pinctada margaritifera from the French Polynesia is of a similar size to the size of P.
Gervi and Sims (1992) list its scientific name as Pinctada margaritifera mazatlanica.
Genetic variation in wild and hatchery stocks of the black pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, from Japan.
This technique has proven effective in characterizing the benthic food web (Kelly and Scheibling, 2012), and has been used to determine the impact of parental diet on egg lipid content and FAS in black-lip pearl oysters Pinctada margaritifera (Ehteshami et al.
2011), and the pearl oysters Pinctada maxima and Pinctada margaritifera (<58%) fed the microalgae Tisochrysis lutea (Yukihira et al.
Similarly, early interpretations of the small genetic distances between populations of the pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, from French Polynesia emphasized the high gene flow and high dispersal inferred from allozyme data (Blanc et al.
It has been hypothesized that given the proximity of byssus roots to the pearl producing site in the gonad, it is possible that byssus threads may influence the quality of pearls formed in the pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera (Kishore et al.
The following are the recorded bivalves encrusted by serpulid worms: Pinctada margaritifera, Trapezium sublaevigatum, Mactra rochebrunei; Anadara antiquata, Glycymeris pectunculus, Barbatia setigera, Brachidontes variabilis, Madiolus cf.
2008) studied the genetic structure of the pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera in French Polynesia at different spatial scales in relation to the collection of seed for aquaculture production (Arnaud et al, 2003).
Growth of the black-lip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, at nine culture sites of French Polynesia: synthesis of several sampling designs conducted between 1994 and 1999.