"Dam Big" Oysters
Availability: April - December
Size: 5" - 7"
Appearance: Jumbo, extra large clean shells
Flavor Profile: Huge brine up front, with a deep mineral and earthy chew – the steak dinner of the ocean!
These are the "ones that got away" – Pemaquids that are missed by the oyster dredge, and lost for two or three seasons - Time to market: 5 years +
- Salinity: 3.2% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Large 10 foot tides provide a strong marine influence and introduces and abundance of food
- Bottom Makeup: A thin layer of silt over marine clay
Located in mid-coast Maine, Muscongus Bay Aquaculture comprises a shellfish hatchery and two farms. At their hatchery, on the Medomak River, they have been producing high-quality, fast-growing, and disease-resistant shellfish seed for growers up and down the east coast for over 15 years.
On their two farms on the Damariscotta River they grow a variety of prized Maine oysters.
The Muscongus crew of highly experienced, enthusiastic, and friendly staff are dedicated to ensuring a reliable supply of great shellfish products.