Rock oyster

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Rock oyster
Sydney rock oysters.jpg
Scientific classification edit
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).


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


  1. ^ a b WoRMS (2010). "Saccostrea Dollfus & Dautzenberg, 1920". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2012-05-25.