Little Bay Oysters
Great Bay Estuary, New Hampshire

Harvest Locations
Great Bay Estuary, New Hampshire

July through January

Flavor Profile
Silky and refined. Pleasantly briny with a smooth finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.1% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: 5 to 7 ft. tides with some freshwater input from the Squamscott River
  • Bottom Makeup: Firm sand

Growout Method
Hatchery seed is purchased from Maine and placed in grow-out bags. The bags are suspended on long-lines just above the bottom. Time to market: 3 years.