Tatamagouche Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics

Tatamagouche oysters are wild cutured on the bottom of Tatamagouche Bay which is an estuary formed by the French & Waugh Rivers.  They grow naturally until the time they are harvested.  Tatamagouche oysters have long, shoehorn shaped shells.


Tatamagouce Oyster
Location Northumberland Straits, Nova Scotia, Canada
Species Virginica Oyster (Crassostrea virginica)
Oyster Availability May – January, but avoid the summer months
Size up to 5″
Oyster Cultivation Wild bottom harvested
Oyster Flavor Profile Tatamagouche Oysters are inconsistent in flavor. They can be tender-firm with a sweet, nutty flavor and medium salinity. Or they can be watery & tasteless.


See proper shellfish storage methods for the best way to maintain the shelf life and flavor of your oysters.

See our list of Where to buy Raw Oysters.

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