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Scientific Name: Crassostrea virginica

Acceptable Market Name(s): Oyster (*)
Regulation: 21 CFR 161.130
Common Name: Eastern Oyster
Scientific Name: Crassostrea virginica
Hazard Information: HAZ
ITIS TSN (see note below): TSN 79872
Vernacular Name(s) (See note below.*): Bluepoint
American Oyster

* Note: The Vernacular Name(s) (if any listed above) are for CROSS REFERENCE ONLY, and generally not acceptable
for product labeling in interstate commerce. Their use may result in seafood misbranding.

# Note: The Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN) link (if available) provides access to taxonomic information for this species
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