Prince Edward Island, Canada
Availability: April through January
Size: 3.25 inches
Flavor Profile: Medium salt with a buttery, well-balanced finish.
- Salinity: 2.5% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Swift flow of the Conway Narrows
- Bottom Makeup: Hard packed red clay and rock
Oyster seed is caught on spat collectors and grown to about ½" in size. It's then moved to floating bags, and eventually to floating trays for growout. The trays are sunk in the winter to avoid heavy icing.
Western Inlets of Malpeque Bay - Prince Edward Island, Canada