Moonstone Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Point Judith Pond - Narragansett, Rhode Island

Size and Availability
3.5 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Warm and intense brine with a bold and meaty texture.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.9% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: 6 ft. tides and little freshwater input
  • Bottom Makeup: Clay, hard packed sand, and seaweed

Growout Method
Upweller reared, then moved to rack and Bag nursery; bottom culture grow-out harvested with modified bay-scallop dredges.