Little Bay Oysters
Great Bay Estuary, New Hampshire
July through January
Silky and refined. Pleasantly briny with a smooth finish.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 3.1% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: 5 to 7 ft. tides with some freshwater input from the Squamscott River
- Bottom Makeup: Firm sand
Hatchery seed is purchased from Maine and placed in grow-out bags. The bags are suspended on long-lines just above the bottom. Time to market: 3 years.