Vineyard Salt Oysters
Sengekontacket Pond - Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Size and Availability
3.5 inches | Limited - Call to check availability
Plump, silky, and very salty! Clean and briny finish.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 3.1% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Small tidal range of 2-3 feet. The breachway to ocean allows fresh nutrients in daily
- Bottom Makeup: Sand-mud with some eelgrass vegetation
Seed is started in an upweller by the town shellfish department, then spread on the bottom for growout in the wild. Harvested by fishermen. Time to market: 2 years.