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.
|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.
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