Wallace Bay Oysters
Nova Scotia, Canada


oysterology

Production: Wild
Availability: June through February
Size: 3.5+ inches
Appearance: Large, deep cups, hard green shells
Flavor: Bright brine with a springy meat and a lingering mineral finish


site details

  • 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.

Harvest Locations
West of Tatamagouche - Northern Nova Scotia