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 Cultivation
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.

See our list of Where to buy Raw Oysters.

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