Kumamoto Oyster - Crassostrea sikamea

Shellfish  <<  Kumamoto Oyster

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Kumamoto Oyster,  Crassostrea sikamea


Northern California to Washington State


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:

1 to 1.5 inches

Flavor and Texture:

Complex layers of sweet melon, salt and minerals, with hints of cream

Cooking Tips:

Best on the half shell, raw