Ring Point Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Upper Damariscotta River, Great Salt Bay - Midcoast Maine

Size and Availability 
3.5 inches | May through December

Flavor Profile
Crisp, mineral brine with a meaty texture and sweet finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • 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

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