Summary: The Detailed Ecology Of Oyster

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The Detailed Ecology of Oysters In the diverse Chesapeake Bay ecosystem the native oyster, known as Crassostrea virginica, is a truly marvelous example of a keystone species. This oyster not only is a part of a bay food chain, but it also affects the quality of the bay water ergo anything and everything in the bay's waters is in some way affected by this oyster. These relationships the oyster has with it's environment can be divided into two categories the living things it effects and the nonliving. The Chesapeake oyster is an amazing organism that effects all parts of it's environment. The activity an oyster does that has the greatest effect on the environment is probably one of the simplest activities to the oyster. This activity

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