Mecox Bay Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics
Mecox Bay Oysters are from one of the Long Island oyster appellations in the New York & Connecticut oyster region. They are a wild oyster which are Bottom Cultured in Mecox Bay at a depth of about thirty feet. Mecox Bay is small, deep bay on the east side of Long Island which is fed by a fast flowing tributary. Mecox Bay Oysters have a very tough shell which makes them easy to shuck.
|Mecox Bay Oyster|
|Location||Mecox Bay, Long Island, New York|
|Species||Virginica Oyster (Crassostrea virginica)|
|Oyster Availability||November – April|
|Size||up to 3″|
|Oyster Flavor Profile||Mecox Bay Oysters have a low salinity with a very mild but crisp flavor and slightly sweet finish.|
See proper shellfish storage methods for the best way to maintain the shelf life and flavor of your Mecox Bay Oysters.
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