Wild Narragansett Bay Oysters
Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island

Harvest Locations
Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island

Size and Availability
3.75 inches | Limited - September through June

Flavor Profile
Briny and robust with a mineral finish. Extremely hearty. Full of liquor, but can have a "dry" wine-like finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.7% to 3.1% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Many rivers and coves with varied currents
  • Bottom Makeup: Rocky and sandy

Growout Method
Wild spat sets on rocks. Fishermen pick the oysters at low tide or divers harvest them in deeper waters. Time to market: 3 years.