Westport Island Oysters
Boothbay, Maine


oysterology

Production: Farmed
Availability: limited
Size: 3.5 inches
Flavor: Silky with a sweet "buttery Chardonnay finish."

site details

  • Salinity: 2.7% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Dynamic currents and medium tides
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and gravel bottom

Growout Method
 

The oysters are started in an upweller and moved to bags for growout. They stay off-bottom for the entire growout, producing a pristine shell. Time to market: 3 to 4 years.

Harvest Locations
Westport - West of Damariscotta and Boothbay, Maine

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