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Hood Canal Oyster
Hood Canal, WA
Hood Canal is the quintessential Washington State oyster. These protected inlets and shorelines are the perfect environment to grow both wild and farmed Pacific beauties!
- Specie:Crassostrea gigas
- Origin:Hood Canal, WA(USA)
- Farmed: 3 years
- Average Size:2.75 inches
Light and clear brine with a crunchy meat and a bitter melon finish.
Beach-grown in bottom bags and subjected to wave action to harden shells. Intertidally grown, the site goes dry at low tide, which strengthens the oyster's abductor muscle.
- Tides:Hood Canal; medium tides and swift currents created by the narrow channels.
- Bottom:Rock and sand.