Eel Lake Oysters

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Oysterology Details

Harvest Location
Eel Lake -- Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Size and Availability
3 inches | Limited year-round

Flavor Profile
Plump meats with a crunchy texture and a distinct grassy finish. 

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.5% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: 10 ft. tides refresh Eel Lake twice daily
  • Bottom Makeup: Silt tidal flats with some rocky ledge

Growout Method
Eel Lake Oysters spend their entire life floating on the surface in OysterGro cages. The surface offers nutrient rich waters and a natural tumbling action. Time to market: 3 years.