Fanny Bay Oysters
Baynes Sound, British Columbia, Canada

This Canadian grown Pacific oyster originates out of the rich and productive waters of Baynes Sound located on the southern third of Vancouver Island. Fanny Bay Oysters are beach cultured and harvested at a perfect half-shell size.

Harvest Locations
Baynes Sound - British Columbia, Canada

Size and Availability
2.75 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Full brine with plump meats and a sweet mineral finish

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.3% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Medium height tides and swift currents created by the narrow channel between Vancouver Island and the mainland
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and rocks

Growout Method
Tray-raised and shook often to promote harder shells. Also beach-grown, which is the heartier variety.