Distribution in scandinavian waters
Maximum length: 15 cm.
Appearance: White, greyish or brownish round shell
where the upper half is flat and the lower is arched.
Depth: 0-10 m.
Environment: Commonly found on soft bottoms.
Misc: The oyster is a commercially important species that is
grown and harvested throughout Europe.
Classification: The oyster is a member of the bivalve
group under the molluscs.