Matunuck Oysters

Harvest Locations
Potter Pond - Narragansett, Rhode Island

Size and Availability
3 inches | June through February

Flavor Profile
Medium brine with a pleasant sweet and salty finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.1% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: 3 ft. tides and little freshwater input
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean, sandy bottom

Growout Method
Seed is reared in upwellers and then moved to rack and bag system with cages anchored to the bottom. Eventually moved to the bottom to harden the shells.