Shigoku Oysters
Samish Bay, Washington


oysterology

Production: Farm Raised
Availability: Limited
Size: 2.25 inches
Appearance: Clean, white to brown, smooth shells Very unique look -- relentless tumbling produces an oyster shaped like a mussel.
Flavor: Flavor is sweet and briny with a cucumber finish.

 


site details

  • Salinity: 3.2% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Tidal flow from Puget Sound
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and gravel

Growout Method

Hatchery seed is suspended on longlines in Seapa Baskets. The baskets float and sink as the tide lifts and falls each day, creating a naturally tumbled oyster.

Harvest Locations
Samish Bay, Washington