European Flat Oyster - Ostrea edulis

Shellfish  <<  European Flat Oyster

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of European Flat Oyster,  Ostrea edulis


Atlantic Coast of Europe and other small production areas around the globe


Year-round, best during the coldest months of the year

Method of Capture:


Sustainability Consideration:

Oysters are filter feeders, and improve water quality.

Size Range:

2 to 3 inches

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet and briny with a distinct metallic bite

Cooking Tips:

Best served raw on the half shell