Wallace Bay Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
West of Tatamagouche - Northern Nova Scotia

Size and Availability
3.5+ inches | June through February

Flavor Profile
Bright brine with a springy meat and a lingering mineral finish

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.0% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Northumberland Strait with freshwater stream input
  • Bottom Makeup: Clay and graveled bottom

Growout Method
Wild caught, primarily harvested by diving with a mask and snorkel. Time to market: 4 to 5 years.