Malaspina Oysters

Harvest Locations
Malaspina Inlet - British Columbia, Canada

Size and Availability
2.75 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Slightly briny with a gentle, sweet melon finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

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

Growout Method
Tray-raised and shook often to promote harder shells.