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Clark's Island Oyster

Plymouth, MA
Grown just to the south of Duxbury Bay, Clark's Island is made up of a sandy bottom with fast moving currents. The conditions differ enough here that oysters can't be grown on the bottom as they are just a couple miles to the north in Duxbury.

Oysterology

Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea virginica
  • Origin:
    Plymouth, MA
    (USA)
  • Farmed: 24 to 30 months
  • Average Size:
    3.5 inches
  • Available:
    April through February
Flavor Profile
Crisp brine with a light butter and kelp finish.
Suggested Pairing:
Chardonnay
Brine Intensity
Growout method
6mm seed is first placed in growout bags, tumbled, and then moved to trays for final growout.
Site Details
  • Tides:
    White Flat, Plymouth Bay; 11 to 12-foot tides from Cape Cod Bay.
  • Bottom:
    Mud, sand, and silt.
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