Native Oyster

Ostrea angasi Sowerby, 1871

Large shells, rounded with the left valve somewhat concave and the right quite flat. Valve surfaces have a flaky, layered appearance, and crumble easily. Valve margins are undulating

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What habitats does Ostrea angasi live in?

Subtidally on sand and mud in sheltered environments

What is the distribution of Ostrea angasi?

From WA to NSW including Tasmania

How big does Ostrea angasi grow?

Can grow to around 170mm

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