Vineyard Salt Oysters

Harvest Locations
Sengekontacket Pond - Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

Size and Availability
3.5 inches | Limited - Call to check availability

Flavor Profile
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

Growout Method
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.