Cable Creek Oysters
Eastham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Nauset Marsh (inside of Nauset Inlet) / Eastham - Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Size and Availability
3.5 inches | Limited - July through September
Saltier than well-known Wellfleets with a rich "oyster" flavor. Great buttery finish influenced from the salt marsh grasses.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 3.3% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Large ocean tidal range and strong tidal currents provide abundant food
- Bottom Makeup: Sandy with extreme biodiversity
Seed is placed in floating cages and continuously culled according to size during growout. Time to market: 1.5 to 3 years.