Wild Wellfleet Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Wellfleet Harbor - Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Size and Availability
3.25 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Sharp brine with plump meats and a rounded seaweed finish

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.9% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Large tides – Freshwater creeks
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean pebbled sand with seaweed

Growout Method
Naturally setting oysters attach to rock or shells. Fishermen pick the oysters at low tide. Time to market: 3 years.