Rock oyster

Rock oyster

Rock oyster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Ostreoida
Family: Ostreidae
Genus: Saccostrea
Dollfus & Dautzenberg, 1920 [1]

Rock oysters are true oysters of the genus Saccostrea. The best-known species is the Sydney rock oyster (Saccostrea glomerata).

Species

The World Register of Marine Species lists these species: [1]

References

  1. ^ a b WoRMS (2010). Dollfus & Dautzenberg, 1920"Saccostrea".