Pink Moon Oysters
New London Bay - Prince Edward Island, Canada


oysterology

Prodcution: Farmed
Availability: Year-round
Size: 2.75 inches
Appearance: Medium, cocktail cup, brown shells
Flavor: Creamy meat with a perfect balance of salt and mineral on the finish.

 

 


site details

  • Salinity: 3.2% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Influenced by Hope River, which supplies nutrients and tumbling currents
  • Bottom Makeup: Red clay and mud 

Growout Method
 

Top water suspension cages comprised of a series of nets suspended in positively buoyant cages. The bay's cold waters make the oysters grow slower, but promote hard shells. Time to market: 4 to 6 years.