Ring Point Oysters
Great Salt Bay, Maine


oysterology

Production: Farmed
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.


location

Growout Method

Seed is grown to 2 inches in floating bags and then planted on the bottom. Time to market: 3 years.


site details

  • 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