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Abigail Pearl Oyster

Scarborough, ME
As a result of spending their lives on the surface, Abigail Pearl Oysters have beautiful, snow-white shells. Their clean and fresh flavor reflect the estuarial mix of varying tidal salinity and sweeter water.

Oysterology

Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea virginica
  • Origin:
    Scarborough, ME
    (USA)
  • Farmed: 24 months
  • Average Size:
    3 inches
  • Available:
    Year-round
Flavor Profile
Smooth and delicate meats with a sweet, but pronounced brine. Finished with distinct notes of sea grass.
Suggested Pairing:
Sancerre
Brine Intensity
Growout method
Oysters are raised and grown out in floating bags on the surface.
Site Details
  • Tides:
    Nonesuch Point; tidal estuary with 9-foot tides and nearly intertidal in areas.
  • Bottom:
    Hard bottom with silt.
the Grower

Nonesuch Oysters is a young, award-winning, boutique oyster farm. Run by Maine-native, Abigail Carroll, and a team of young marine science enthusiasts, our mission is to produce one of Maine’s best oysters and to have a positive impact on the local community.

We are located within a nature conservancy at Nonesuch Point in Scarborough, Maine, just south of Portland. Our Scarborough River boasts a Grade A water classification due to its "outstanding natural resource waters."  That's why we have such great-tasting, healthy oysters! The motto of the farm has become: nature works well when you let it.

Already among Maine's favorites, Nonesuch free range oysters are gaining recognition nationwide for their beautiful color, hard shell and bright, fresh, salty-sweet taste with hints of seagrass.

Nonesuch Oysters