Kumamoto Oysters - California Variety 

California Kumos are grown in lantern nets or SEPA baskets suspended in the water column. The result is a uniform jewel of an oyster that never touches the bottom.

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Humboldt Bay, California

Size and Availability
2 inches | Limited

Flavor Profile
Subtle brine with a slight melon finish

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.5% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Small tides and minimal freshwater input
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and rock

Growout Method
Long lines with lantern nets suspended in the water column. Time to market: 3 to 4 years.