Salutation Cove Oysters
Prince Edward Island, Canada


oysterology

Production: Farmed
Availability: 
April through January
Size: 3.5 inches
Appearance: Small, uniform, white to green shells
Flavor: Very briny and buttery with a clean, salty finish. Good shape.

site details

  • Salinity: 3.5% = 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Currents from Northumberland Strait
  • Bottom Makeup: Hard packed red clay with eel grass

Growout Method
 

Wild seed is caught, then grown-out by spreading it on the bottom. Harvested by traditional tonging. Time to market: 3 to 4 years.

Harvest Locations
Salutation Cove / South Side - Prince Edward Island, Canada