Hope Island Oyster

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
West Passage Narragansett Bay, RI

Size and Availability
3.25 inches | April - December

Flavor Profile
Strong mineral salt flavor from growing in oceanic conditions. This leads to a rich creamy finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.2-3.5% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides:
  • Bottom Makeup: Hard packed sand, intertidal zone.

Growout Method
Rack & Bag system, tumbled grow-out for initiating shell thickness.

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