Midcoast Maine Oysters
Casco Bay Area, Maine


Production: Wild
Size: 3.25-3.5 inches
Availability: February through April
Appearance: Medium cups with gentle fluting and thick shells
Flavor Profile: Solid brine. Lingering sweet, granite finish

 

 


site details

  • Salinity: varies from 2.1 to 3.0% (3.5% is full oceanic salinity)

  • Tides: Cold icy waters of the midcoast region of Maine

  • Bottom Makeup: Silt and rock where the oysters set

Growout Method
 
Wild production harvested by divers and fishermen handpicking at low tide off the rocks.