Rock Harbor Oysters
Cape Cod Bay - Orleans, Massachusetts


Production: Farmed
Size: 3.75 inches
Availability: July through December
Appearance: Tan and white shells, deep cup, oval shape
Flavor Profile: Sweet brine with a slight vegetal finish

 

 


site details

  • Salinity: 3.2% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Huge tidal range provides plenty of food from the open waters of Cape Cod Bay
     
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean, sandy bottom

Growout Method
 

Seed is raised in an upweller, and then transferred to bags and cages for growout. Time to market: 18 to 24 months