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Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica)
The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) sets on other oyster shells, creating reef structures. These reef structures attract other organisms as well, including mussels.

Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) sets on other oyster shells, creating reef structures. These reef structures attract other organisms as well, including mussels.  eastern,oyster,Crassostrea virginica,reefs,shells,mussels,oysters,benthic,organisms

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Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica)
The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) sets on other oyster shells, creating reef structures. These reef structures attract other organisms as well, including mussels.
Oyster The eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, has been removed from its shell. The forceps point to the adductor muscle, which closes the shell.  oysters,Crassostrea virginica,dissection,research,benthic,organisms Five oysters out of their shell Five eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica) have been taken out of their shells for dissection.  eastern,oyster,Crassostrea virginica,research,dissection Oyster out of its shell The eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica has been taken out of its shell. The forceps are pointing to the mantle.  eastern,oyster,Crassostrea virginica,benthic,organisms,research,dissection,mantle Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) sets on other oyster shells, creating reef structures. These reef structures attract other organisms as well, including mussels.  eastern,oyster,Crassostrea virginica,reefs,shells,mussels,oysters,benthic,organisms Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) settle on other oyster shells, forming reef structures. These reefs attract other organisms as well, including mussels.  eastern,oyster,oysters,Crassostrea virginica,oyster,reefs,mussels,benthic,organisms,research,shells Dried oyster gills After being deployed as a biological indicator of nitrogen source, the gills of this oyster were dissected and dried and will be ground for isotope analysis.  biological indicators,oyster,gills,research,dried,tissues,sample,preparation,UMCES
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Filename:iil_ian_bf_238.JPG
Album name:bfertig / Molluscs
Keywords: eastern, oyster, Crassostrea virginica, reefs, shells, mussels, oysters, benthic, organisms
Author Name:Ben Fertig
Author Company:IAN, UMCES
Date created (MM/DD/YYYY):12/05/2010
Media Type:Photo
File Size:60 KB
Date added:Mar 28, 2008
Dimensions:400 x 300 pixels
Displayed:151 times
Downloaded:10 times (Details)
Image Description:The eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) sets on other oyster shells, creating reef structures. These reef structures attract other organisms as well, including mussels.
Color Space:sRGB
Components Configuration:YCbCr
Compressed Bits Per Pixel:2
Date Time:2008:03:28 17:59:58
DateTime Original:2005:08:22 09:45:48
DateTime digitized:2005:08:22 09:45:48
Exif Image Height:300 pixels
Exif Image Width:400 pixels
Exif Interoperability Offset:972
Exif Offset:612
Exif Version:version 2.1
Exposure Bias:0 EV
Exposure Program:Program
Exposure Time:1/30 sec
FNumber:f 3.2
File Source:Digital Still Camera
Flash:No Flash
Flash Pix Version:version 1
Focal length:9.2 mm
ISO:320
Light Source:Unknown or Auto
Make:SONY
Max Aperture:f 2.8
Metering Mode:Spot
Model:CYBERSHOT
Orientation:Normal (O deg)
Resolution Unit:Inch
Scene Type:Directly Photographed
Software:Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows
X Resolution:72
Y Resolution:72
YCbCrPositioning:Datum Point
IPTC Title:Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica)
IPTC Copyright:This image is copyright to the author, however it is made available for free for any purpose so long as the appropriate image cr
IPTC Keywords:eastern oyster,Crassostrea virginica,reefs,shells,mussels,oysters,benthic organisms
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