Acadian Pearl Oysters
Richibucto Bay, New Brunswick


Oysterology 

Production: Farmed
Availability: Year Round
Size: 3.5+ inches
Appearance: Deep elongated cups with smooth tan shells and defined hinges
Flavor: Sweet brine with soft meats and a gentle mineral finish


SITE DETAILS

  • Salinity: 2.5% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity

  • Tides: fast tidal turnover of Northumberland Straight

  • Bottom Makeup: Clay and graveled bottom.

Growout Method
 

Oysters are grown in cages and held in suspended gear three weeks prior to harvest in order to purge the oysters. Time to market: 5+ years.

Harvest Locations
Richibucto Bay, New Brunswick