Wellfleet Oysters

Harvest Locations
Wellfleet Harbor - Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Size and Availability
3.5 inches | July through January

Flavor Profile
Cool brine, buttery meat, sweet lettuce finish

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.9% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Large tides and several freshwater creeks
  • Bottom Makeup: Clean sand and rocks with seaweed

Growout Method
Oyster seed is placed in fine mesh bags (on racks), moved to larger mesh as it grows – Time to market: 2 years