Whitecap Oysters

Harvest Locations
East Dennis - Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts

Size and Availability
2.75 inches | September through January

Flavor Profile
Plump meats with medium brine and a clean finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.9% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity (affected by freshwater input of Quivet Creek)
  • Tides: Large flushing 8 to 10 ft. tides
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean sandy bottom

Growout Method
Oyster seed is started in mesh bags on steel racks. They are moved to Aquatrays at 1" and through growout. Time to market: 1.5 years.