Ring Point Oysters
Great Salt Bay, Maine
Availability: May through December
Size: 3.5 inches
Appearance: Wide, teardrop shell, green flora
Flavor: Crisp, mineral brine with a meaty texture and sweet finish.
- Salinity: 2.8% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Large 10 ft. tides provide strong marine influence and introduce an abundance of food
- Bottom Makeup: A thin layer of silt over marine clay
Seed is grown to 2 inches in floating bags and then planted on the bottom. Time to market: 3 years.
Located in mid-coast Maine, Muscongus Bay Aquaculture comprises a shellfish hatchery and two farms. At their hatchery, on the Medomak River, we have been producing high-quality, fast-growing, and disease-resistant shellfish seed for growers up and down the east coast for over 15 years.
On their two farms on the Damariscotta River they grow a variety of prized Maine oysters.
The Muscongus crew of highly experienced, enthusiastic, and friendly staff are dedicated to ensuring a reliable supply of great shellfish products.