"Wild Thirty-One" Oysters
Barnstable Harbor, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Availability: February and March
Size: 3.5 inches
Appearance: White shells with green hues, deep cup
Flavor: Plump meats and a dynamic flavor -- begins sweet and ends with a salt and mineral finish.
- Salinity: 2.7% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: 8-10 ft. tides with moderate freshwater input
- Bottom Makeup: Clean sandy bottom and large thatch beds
Wild set oysters are harvested by hand at low-tide.
Barnstable Harbor - Cape Cod, Massachusetts