Sheepscot River Oysters

Harvest Locations
Sheepscot River Estuary - Midcoast Maine

Size and Availability
4 inches | Limited

Flavor Profile
Sweet and salty; plump and full of meat.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • 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!

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