Wild Onset Oysters
One of our favorites here at Pangea, Wild Onsets are beautifully green and perfectly briny. They have strong, hearty shells that rarely shatter when shucked. Because they are wild and only picked at low tide, they are a special treat and an oyster to treasure!
Onset - Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
Size and Availability
3.5 inches | November through March
Briny and robust with a mineral finish - extremely hearty! Great color variation in the heavily fluted shell.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 3.1% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Currents from Cape Cod Canal
- Bottom Makeup: Rocky bottom with abundant seaweed
Wild spat sets on rocks. Fishermen pick them at low tide. Time to market: 3 to 4 years.