Oysters, Totten Virginica

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Species Name:
Crassostrea virginica
Sustainability Rating:

GreenGreen – Best Choice

What:

East Coast (Crassostrea virginica) Oysters grown in Pacific waters!

When:
Available Year-Round
Where/How:

Where – Totten Inlet (South Puget Sound, WA)

How – Farm Raised

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Characteristics

Characteristics Taylor Shellfish Farms produces these unique oysters and says they have “an attractive pear shape with a somewhat flat top shell and slightly concave bottom shell. The edge is smoother than, and lacks the sharp flutes of, the Pacific and Kumamoto. The meat color is a beige-cream with a thin slightly black or brown trimmed mantle.”

For Your Menu

MenuMake sure you let your customers know these are a very special oyster! Either on the menu or by working with your waitstaff…

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffGo over the details of this oyster – it’s rather unique! Your guests will appreciate how singular this particular oyster is.


For Your Retail Display

Retail East Coast oyster, raised on the West Coast! Make sure you communicate how unique this oyster is to your customers…