Nauset Beach Oysters
Orleans, Massachusetts


Harvest Locations
Town Cove / Orleans / Eastham - Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Availability
Call to check availability

Flavor Profile
Extremely uniform in shape - deep cupped. Good salt content with a clean seaweed finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.1% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Small tides 4 to 5 ft., but quick turnover of water in and out of the cove through Nauset Spit
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean sandy bottom

Growout Method
Oyster seed is floated in fine mesh bags and moved to larger mesh bags as they grow. Time to market: 2 to 3 years.

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