Passion Oysters
Prince Edward Island, Canada


oysterology

Production: Wild
Availability: April through January
Size: 
3.25 inches
Flavor Profile: Medium salt with a buttery, well-balanced finish.


site details

  • Salinity: 2.5% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Swift flow of the Conway Narrows
  • Bottom Makeup: Hard packed red clay and rock

harvest method

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.

Harvest Locations
Western Inlets of Malpeque Bay - Prince Edward Island, Canada