Salten Rock Oysters
Barnstable Harbor, Massachusetts


Oysterology

Production: Farmed
Availability: April - December
Size: 3.25 inches
Appearance: Clean, rippled shell, deep cup, uniform
Flavor: Substantial brine with creamy yet firm meats and a sweet, seaweed finish


site details

  • 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

Harvest Locations
Barnstable Harbor, Cape Cod, Massachusetts