Halfmoon Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Barnstable Harbor - Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Size and Availability
2.75 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Subtle brine with delicate meats and a clean stone finish

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.7% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: 8 to 10 ft. tides - freshwater input of Scorton Creek
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean, sandy bottom, and large thatch beds

Growout Method
Oyster seed is started in mesh bags on rebar racks, then graduated to larger mesh bags. Time to Market: 1.5 - 2.5 years