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Infographics and Illustrations

The Native Oyster Network- UK & Ireland and NORA created a series of infographics and illustrations for the “European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Handbook”. We welcome the members of Native Oyster Network- UK & Ireland to use these resources to communicate their work. When using these resources please acknowledge the Native Oyster Network – UK & Ireland and NORA,  either by displaying our logos or by including: ©2020, Native Oyster Network – UK & Ireland, Native Oyster Restoration Alliance.

Ecosystem services provided by native oysters

Beneficiaries of native oyster restoration

Measurable metrics to quantify success of native oyster restoration project

Life cycle of native oyster, Ostrea edulis, adapted from Helmer et al. (2019)

Drivers of native oyster decline

Potential stakeholders in native oyster restoration project delivery

Biosecurity infographic: Check- Clean- Disinfect – Dry

The known biogeographic range of Ostrea edulis, map adapted from Spalding et al. (2007)

Native Oyster Shell Illustration

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Native Oyster Anatomy Illustration

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Native Oyster Reef with Biodiversity Illustration

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Native Oyster Reef Illustration

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Scientific papers

Conservation and restoration of a keystone species: Understanding the settlement preferences of the European oyster (Ostrea edulis)
(Rodriguez-Perez et al. 2019)

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Active management is required to turn the tide for depleted Ostrea edulis stocks from the effects of overfishing, disease and invasive species
(Helmer et al. 2019)

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Identifying sites suitable for marine habitat restoration or creation. Marine Management Organisation - Feb 2019 (MMO1135)

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The importance of population density and inter-individual distance in conserving the European oyster Ostrea edulis (Guy 2018)

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Setting Objectives for Oyster Habitat Restoration Using Ecosystem Services: A Manager’s Guide. The Nature Conservancy
(zu Ermgassen et al. 2016)

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Restoring degraded European native oyster, Ostrea edulis, habitat is there a case for harrowing?
(Bromley et al. 2016)

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Bad moves: Pros and cons of moving oysters- A case study of global translocations of Ostrea edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (Mollusca: Bivalvia)
(Bromley et al. 2015)

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Oyster Habitat Restoration: Monitoring and Assessment Handbook. The Nature Conservancy
(Baggett et al. 2014)

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Strategies for the retention of high genetic variability in European flat oyster (Ostrea edulis) restoration programmes
(Lallias at al. 2010)

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The European oyster (Ostrea edulis) and its epibiotic succession.(Smyth Roberts 2010)

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A PRACTITIONERS GUIDE TO THE: Design & Monitoring of Shellfish Restoration Projects. The Nature Conservancy
(Brumbaugh et al. 2006)

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