Otter Cove Oysters
Pudget Sound, Washington

Harvest Locations
Discovery Bay - Northern Side of Puget Sound, Washington

Size and Availability
4 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Large meats and slight brine with a sweet and crisp finish.

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 3.1% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Medium tides - less currents than Hood Canal
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and rock

Growout Method
Beach-grown and subjected to wave action to harden shells. Intertidally grown - goes dry at low tide, which strengthens adductor muscle. Time to market: 3 to 4+ years.