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Taylor Bay Oyster

Mattapoisett, MA

Oysterology

Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea virginica
  • Origin:
    Mattapoisett, MA
    (USA)
  • Farmed: 18 to 24 months
  • Average Size:
    3.5 inches
  • Available:
    May through December
Flavor Profile
Extremely briny, but sweet and refreshingly crisp.
Suggested Pairing:
Hefeweizen
Brine Intensity
Growout method
Hatchery seed is purchased from Maine and suspended on long-line in lantern nets, off-bottom.
Site Details
  • Tides:
    Nasketucket Bay; large flushing tides from Buzzards Bay, twice daily.
  • Bottom:
    Rocky and muddy with eelgrass.
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