Ostrea edulisis commonly referred to as European flat oyster, edible oyster, common oyster. Difficulty in the aquarium: Mediamente facile. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
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Ostrea edulis Linnaeus, 1758
European flat oyste up to 20c m long (normaly 10 cm).The shell colour is off-white, yellowish, or cream, with light brown or bluish concentric bands,. typically oval or pear-shaped.It lives from the lower shore to about 80 m.
The oyster has become very rare in the wild, so it is grown in oyster farms.