Mystic Oysters
Noank, Connecticut (Long Island Sound)


oysterology

Production: Farmed
Availability: Year-Round
Size: 3 inches
Appearance: L Large, heavy shells, deep cup
Flavor: Gentle brine with springy meat and flinty finish.

 


site details

  • Salinity: 2.5% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Shallow water - 8 to 10 feet
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and gravel

Growout Method

Oyster seed is upwelled and started in bags. The oysters are then planted on the bottom for Growout. This hardens the shells and produces great color and shape!