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Eel Lake Oyster

Eel Lake, Nova Scotia


Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea virginica
  • Origin:
    Eel Lake, Nova Scotia
  • Farmed: 3 years
  • Average Size:
    3 inches
  • Available:
Flavor Profile
Plump meats with a crunchy texture and a distinct grassy finish.
Suggested Pairing:
Côtes de Provence Rosé
Brine Intensity
Growout method
The oysters spend their entire life floating on the surface in OysterGro cages. The surface offers nutrient rich waters and a natural tumbling action.
Site Details
  • Tides:
    Eel Lake; 10-foot tides refreshed twice daily.
  • Bottom:
    Silt tidal flats with some rocky ledge.
the Grower

Nolan D'Eon moved to Ste Anne du Ruisseau more that 25 years ago to raise his family. He built his home on the shores of Eel Lake and as he watched the lake he had a dream to one day make a living out of the bountiful waters. He watched oysters progress over the years and it was some time later that he finally decided to act on his “dream.”

Eel Lake Oyster Farm has been in operation since 1996 and has become more successful each year. Nolan feels confident that he will be able to produce oysters in Eel Lake for many years to come. Recently, he introduced floating bag technology which has reduced labour costs and this venture has proven phenomenal for growth and appearance