Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica)

This article is a species account for eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica) in Florida.

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Seagrasses are the principal food for endangered manatees and green sea turtles, help purify the water, and provide a suitable environment for a wide variety of marine life.

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