Olympic Miyagi Oysters
Hood Canal, Washington


oysterology

Production: Farmed
Size: 2.75 inches
Availability: Year-round
Appearance: Fluted, dark grey shells
Flavor Profile: Medium brine with a tangy cucumber finish.

 


site details

  • Salinity: 3.3% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Medium tides and swift currents created by the narrow channels of Hood Canal
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and gravel

Growout Method

Beach-grown and subjected to wave action to harden shells. Intertidally grown - goes dry at low tide, which strengthens adductor muscle. Time to market: 3 to 4 years.