Western Inlets of Malpeque Bay - Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Size and Availability
3.25 inches | April through January
Medium salt with a buttery, well-balanced finish.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 2.5% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Swift flow of the Conway Narrows
- Bottom Makeup: Hard packed red clay and rocks
Oyster seed is caught on spat collectors and grown to about ½" in size. It's then moved to floating bags, and eventually to floating trays for growout. The trays are sunk in the winter to avoid heavy icing.