Chincoteague Salt Oysters
Grown in the salty waters surrounding Chincoteague Island and Assateague National Wildlife Refuge, these classic Virginia salt oysters are farm-raised by Mike McGee, a true “Old Salt.” If you're looking for a briny oyster, the Chincoteague Salt Oyster will fit the bill.
Leeward channels of the Cincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Size and Availability
3.5+ inches | Year-round
Clean brine, with a mild earthy finish.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 3.3% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Swift flow of the Assateague Channels
- Bottom Makeup: Sandy shores and clean bottom
Triploid oyster (will not spawn). Cage and tray cultured. Time to market: 18-24 months.