Westport Oysters
Westport, Massachusetts

oysterology

Production: Wild
Size: 
3.5 inches
Availability: October through January
Flavor Profile: Sweet and briny; robust meat. Dry wine taste with a mineral finish.

site details

  • Salinity: 2.9% to 3.2% varies with tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Strong current daily. Usually 3+ knots
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand with rocky shoreline

Growout Method
 

Wild oysters are set on the rocky shoreline. Time to market: 3 years.

Harvest Locations
Westport Estuary - Westport, Massachusetts (Entrance of Buzzards Bay near the MA/RI border)