Thatch Island Oysters

Thatch Island Oysters, exclusively distributed by Pangea Shellfish, are high quality select oysters from Barnstable, Massachusetts. They consistently have full, plump meats, and strong, sturdy shells that shuck well. We are proud to have these oysters in our line-up because these oysters came to impress.

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Barnstable Harbor - Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Size and Availability
3.75 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Briny bite with silky meat and limestone finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.7% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: 8 to 10 ft. tides - freshwater input of Scorton Creek
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean, sandy bottom, and large thatch beds

Growout Method
Oyster seed is floated using custom "oyster tubes," then moved to larger mesh bags. Time to market: 1.5 to 2 years.