Species under Saccostrea
n= 9
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Saccostrea circumsuta
(Gould, 1850)
Central Pacific
Saccostrea cuccullata
(Born, 1778)
Hooded oyster Indo-Pacific and Eastern Atlantic 20
Saccostrea echinata
(Qouy & Gaimard, 1835)
Spiny rock oyster Western Pacific
Saccostrea glomerata
(Gould, 1850)
New Zealand rock oyster Indo-West Pacific 5
Saccostrea kegaki
Torigoe & Imaba, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Saccostrea malabonensis
(Faustino, 1932)
Philippines hooded oyster Western Pacific Japan and Philippines
Saccostrea palmula
(Carpenter, 1857)
Western Central Atlantic and Indo-Pacific
Saccostrea scyphophilla
(Peron & Lesueur, 1807)
Coral rock oyster Indo-West Pacific
Saccostrea spathulata
(Lamarck, 1819)
Indo-West Pacific
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