Monthly Archives: February 2018

Flat Oyster shells at Rhossili Bay

A gallery of pictures of European Flat Oyster shells (Ostrea edulis Linnaeus) washed up on the sandy beach at Rhossili Bay in South Wales on 2nd February 2018. Photographed just as they were found, they are all separated left and … Continue reading

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Flat Oyster Shells at Swansea Bay

A gallery of pictures of European Flat Oyster shells (Ostrea edulis Linnaeus) washed up on the sandy beach at Swansea Bay in South Wales on 1st February 2018. Photographed just as they were found, they are all separated left and … Continue reading

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Pacific Oyster Shells

A gallery of images of Pacific Oyster shells (Crassostrea gigas Thunberg) – sometimes also known as the Portuguese Oyster although recent work suggests this is a separate species despite the fact that the two species can interbreed.

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