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Copps Island Oyster
Norwalk Islands, CT
Copps Island Oysters are from the highly acclaimed grounds off of Norwalk and Westport, Connecticut and are naturally sheltered by the Norwalk Islands. These are the oysters that made Blue Points famous. These oysters are grown and harvested by Norm Bloom & Son for over three generations and remains one of the best oysters coming out of the cold waters of Long Island Sound.
- Specie:Crassostrea virginica
- Origin:Norwalk Islands, CT(USA)
- Farmed (Wild): 24 to 36 months
- Average Size:3.5 inches
Mild brine and springy meats with a hint of ivory.
The oysters grow wild on the waters around the islands and are harvested with large 52' oyster boats that dredge the seafloor.
- Tides:Cold, nutrient-rich, shallow waters and swift currents from Long Island Sound.
- Bottom:Oyster cultch and sand.
Norm Bloom & Son is a fourth generation family-owned oyster farm located in Norwalk, Connecticut. Norm founded Copps Island Oysters in 1994, with a crew of three and one boat. Today, he has a fleet of 15-boats and a dedicated crew that harvests year-round from the deep, cold, nutrient-rich Connecticut coast waters.