Crassostrea gigas was reported from 56 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 56 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Northwest Pacific. Introduced in the Pacific, Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
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Table 1: Present in 56 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK introduced 74657
Africa Algeria DZA introduced 74416
South America Argentina ARG introduced 69831
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 348
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 74657
North America Belize BLZ introduced 74657
South America Brazil BRA introduced 69831
North America Canada CAN introduced 7794
South America Chile CHL introduced 348
Asia China CHN introduced 75831
North America Costa Rica CRI introduced 348
Europe Denmark DNK introduced 74657
South America Ecuador ECU introduced 74657
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 74657
Europe France FRA introduced 74416
Oceania French Polynesia PYF introduced 74657
Europe Germany DEU introduced 3700
Europe Gibraltar GIB introduced 348
Europe Greece GRC native 2684
Oceania Guam GUM introduced 74657
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 348
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 121515
Europe Ireland IRL introduced 348
Europe Italy ITA introduced 74416
Asia Japan JPN native 348
Asia Korea (South) KOR introduced 7693
Asia Malaysia MYS introduced 74657
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 348
North America Mexico MEX introduced 74657
Africa Morocco MAR native 74416
Africa Namibia NAM introduced 74657
Europe Netherlands NLD introduced 74657
Oceania New Caledonia NCL introduced 74657
Oceania New Zealand NZL introduced 348
Europe Norway NOR introduced 74657
Oceania Palau PLW introduced 74657
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 348
Europe Portugal PRT introduced 348
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 74657
Europe Russia RUS introduced 74657
Oceania Samoa WSM introduced 74657
Africa Seychelles SYC introduced 74657
Africa South Africa ZAF introduced 74657
Europe Spain ESP introduced 348
Europe Sweden SWE introduced 94266
Asia Taiwan TWN native 348
Asia Thailand THA introduced 348
Oceania Tonga TON introduced 74657
Europe UK GBR introduced 348
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE introduced 7794
Europe Ukraine UKR introduced 74657
North America USA USA introduced 348
Oceania Vanuatu VUT introduced 74657
Asia Viet Nam VNM introduced 74657
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB introduced 348
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR introduced 74657

Table 4: Reported from 56 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK introduced 74657
Africa Algeria DZA introduced 74416
South America Argentina ARG introduced 69831
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 348
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 74657
North America Belize BLZ introduced 74657
South America Brazil BRA introduced 69831
North America Canada CAN introduced 7794
South America Chile CHL introduced 348
Asia China CHN introduced 75831
North America Costa Rica CRI introduced 348
Europe Denmark DNK introduced 74657
South America Ecuador ECU introduced 74657
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 74657
Europe France FRA introduced 74416
Oceania French Polynesia PYF introduced 74657
Europe Germany DEU introduced 3700
Europe Gibraltar GIB introduced 348
Europe Greece GRC native 2684
Oceania Guam GUM introduced 74657
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 348
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 121515
Europe Ireland IRL introduced 348
Europe Italy ITA introduced 74416
Asia Japan JPN native 348
Asia Korea (South) KOR introduced 7693
Asia Malaysia MYS introduced 74657
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 348
North America Mexico MEX introduced 74657
Africa Morocco MAR native 74416
Africa Namibia NAM introduced 74657
Europe Netherlands NLD introduced 74657
Oceania New Caledonia NCL introduced 74657
Oceania New Zealand NZL introduced 348
Europe Norway NOR introduced 74657
Oceania Palau PLW introduced 74657
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 348
Europe Portugal PRT introduced 348
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 74657
Europe Russia RUS introduced 74657
Oceania Samoa WSM introduced 74657
Africa Seychelles SYC introduced 74657
Africa South Africa ZAF introduced 74657
Europe Spain ESP introduced 348
Europe Sweden SWE introduced 94266
Asia Taiwan TWN native 348
Asia Thailand THA introduced 348
Oceania Tonga TON introduced 74657
Europe UK GBR introduced 348
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE introduced 7794
Europe Ukraine UKR introduced 74657
North America USA USA introduced 348
Oceania Vanuatu VUT introduced 74657
Asia Viet Nam VNM introduced 74657
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB introduced 348
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR introduced 74657
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