Sheepscot River Oysters
Sheepscot River Estuary, Maine

oysterology

Production: Farmed
Availability: Limited
Size: 4 inches
Flavor Profile: Sweet and salty; plump and full of meat.

site details

  • Salinity: 2.7% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Strong currents and incoming tides
  • Bottom Makeup: Mud and pebbles, ocean purged offsite

Growout Method

One of the few remaining beds of wild American oysters in Maine. Harvested by divers with headlamps, the only way they can find these oysters!

Harvest Locations
Sheepscot River Estuary - Midcoast Maine