Salten Rock Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Barnstable Harbor, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Size and Availability
3.25 inches | April - December

Flavor Profile
Substantial brine with creamy yet firm meats and a sweet, seaweed finish

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.7% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: 8-10 foot tides – Freshwater input of several local creeks
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean sandy bottom, large thatch beds

Growout Method
Oyster seed is upwelled, then grown in suspended mesh bags, and finally moved to growout trays. Time to Market: 1.5-2.5 years