Metcalf Bay

Metcalf Bay Oyster, Denman Island, Tray suspension, deep water

ORIGIN: Denman Island, Vancouver Island BC

SIZE: Extra Small to Small

FLAVOUR PROFILE: Meat is plump and creamy, flavour is sweet with a smoky finish. Shells are a deep cup, clean with frill, purple/grey and ivory.

NOTES: Tray grown suspended from rafts in a nutrient rich up-swelling off Denman Island, Baynes Sound, B.C. Tray suspension protects the oysters from predators, mud, sand and silt.  Grown in trays suspended off the ocean floor on rafts or long-lines. The characteristics of a tray product are a deep-cup, clean, barnacle free shell and have weaker abductor muscles for easy shucking.

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