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Ring Point Oyster

Great Salt Bay, ME

Oysterology

Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea virginica
  • Origin:
    Great Salt Bay, ME
    (USA)
  • Farmed: 3 years
  • Average Size:
    3.5 inches
  • Available:
    May through December
Flavor Profile
Crisp, mineral brine with a meaty texture and sweet finish.
Suggested Pairing:
Pinot gris
Brine Intensity
Growout method
Seed is grown to 2 inches in floating bags and then planted on the bottom for final growout.
Site Details
  • Tides:
    Great Salt Bay, Damariscotta River; large 10-foot tides provide strong marine influence and introduce an abundance of food.
  • Bottom:
    A thin layer of silt over marine clay.
the Grower

Located in mid-coast Maine, Muscongus Bay Aquaculture comprises a shellfish hatchery and two farms. At their hatchery, on the Medomak River, we have been producing high-quality, fast-growing, and disease-resistant shellfish seed for growers up and down the east coast for over 15 years.

On their two farms on the Damariscotta River they grow a variety of prized Maine oysters.The Muscongus crew of highly experienced, enthusiastic, and friendly staff are dedicated to ensuring a reliable supply of great shellfish products.