Rock Point Oysters

Harvest Locations
Northern Dabob Bay, Hood Canal, Washington 

Size and Availability
2.75 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Creamy & sweet with cucumber flavors

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.1% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Large Tides - 8-14 ft, but less current as they are harvested at the head of Dabob Bay
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and rock

Growout Method
Beach-grown and subjected to wave action to harden shells. Intertidally grown - goes dry at low tide, which strengthens adductor muscle. Time to market: 3 years.