Cultured Wellfleet Oysters
Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod, Massachusetts


oysterology

Production: Farmed
Availability: July through January
Size: 3.5 inches
Appearance: Deep cup with smooth grey and tan shells
Flavor: Cool brine, buttery meat, sweet lettuce finish

 

 


site details

  • Salinity: 2.9% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Large tides and several freshwater creeks
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean sand and rocks with seaweed

Growout Method

Oyster seed is placed in fine mesh bags (on racks), moved to larger mesh as it grows – Time to market: 2 years

Harvest Locations
Wellfleet Harbor - Cape Cod, Massachusetts