Colville Bay Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics

Colville Bay Oysters are an Atlantic oyster from one of the Prince Edward Island oyster appellations in Canada. They are farmed where the Souris River meets the ocean. They are cultivated near the surface of the frigid waters which gives them their characteristic jade-green beauty.

Colville Bay Oyster
Location Colville Bay, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Species Virginica Oyster (Crassostrea virginica)
Oyster Availability May – November
Size up to 3″
Oyster Cultivation Intertidal beach cultivation
Oyster Flavor Profile Colville Bay Oysters have teardrop shaped shells with plump, firm meats. They have a medium brininess with a clean flavor and sweet finish.


See proper shellfish storage methods for the best way to maintain the shelf life and flavor of your Colville oysters. Visit the Colville Bay Oyster website.

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