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Deepwater Wellfleet Oyster
- Specie:Crassostrea virginica
- Origin:Wellfleet, MA(USA)
- Wild: 3 to 4 years
- Average Size:3.5 inches
Saltier than inshore Wellfleets due to depth and proximity to Cape Cod Bay. Overflowing meats with seaweed finish.
Wild oyster beds are 15 to 30 feet deep. Fishermen drag oyster dredges from boats or dive to harvest them.
- Tides:Outer Wellfleet Harbor; large, dynamic tides of Cape Cod Bay.
- Bottom:Clean sand and seaweed.