"Wild Thirty-One" Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Barnstable Harbor - Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Size and Availability
3.5 inches | February and March

Flavor Profile
Plump meats and a dynamic flavor -- begins sweet and ends with a salt and mineral finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • 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

Growout Method
Wild set oysters are harvested by hand at low-tide.