Pteriidae


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In Pteriidae representatives, the byssus is strong, facilitating a secure attachment to the substrate, primarily to gorgonian colonies or dead coral (Rao 1960, Morton 1995).
Inicialmente fue erroneamente identificada como juvenil de la especie nativa Pteria colymbus (Roding) durante la evaluacion de moluscos de la familia Pteriidae y su posible utilizacion en la maricultura (Borrero y Diaz-Merlano, 1998).
True oysters, which include most of the edible species, have been given the family name Ostreidae; pearl oysters, which produce the highly valued gems, are in a family called Pteriidae.