Pearl Point Oysters
Netarts Bay, Oregon


oysterology

Production: Farmed
Availability: September through April
Size: 2.75 inches
Appearance: Green and Purple Ridged, Fluted Shells
Flavor: Sweet brine with robust meat and a melon rind finish

 

 


site details

  • Salinity: 3.0% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Favorable tides and a brisk current
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand

Growout Method

Seed is grown in a nursery until they reach 5-8 mm then bottom-cultured at the growout site. Time to market: 16 to 18 months.