Native oyster
EXTRA,  FEATURES,  February 2023

Water wildlife: Native Oyster

A feast for the Romans and a Victorian staple, the once humble oyster (Ostrea edulis) has had a long and varied history on British shores

For the invading Romans, Britain was a cold place filled with barbarians, but it had a redeeming feature alongside the metals exported from its mines. Britain had oysters.

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