Deepwater Wellfleet Oysters
Outer Wellfleet Harbor - Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Size and Availability
3.5 inches | Limited - Check for availability
Saltier than inshore counterparts due to depth and proximity to Cape Cod Bay. Overflowing meats with seaweed finish.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 3.1% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Large tides - dynamics of Cape Cod Bay
- Bottom Makeup: Clean sand and seaweed
Wild oyster beds are 15 to 30 ft. deep. Fishermen drag oyster dredges from boats. Time to market: 3 to 4 years.