Kumamoto Oysters - California Variety
Humboldt Bay, California
California Kumos are grown in lantern nets or SEPA baskets suspended in the water column. The result is a uniform jewel of an oyster that never touches the bottom.
Size: 2 inches
Appearance: Small, white shells, tumbled
Flavor Profile: Subtle brine with a slight melon finish
Salinity: 2.8% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
Tides: Small tides and minimal freshwater input
Bottom Makeup: Sand and rock
Long lines with lantern nets suspended in the water column. Time to market: 3 to 4 years.