Kumamoto Oyster - Crassostrea sikamea

Shellfish  <<  Kumamoto Oyster

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

Range:

Northern California to Washington State

Seasonality:

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

Method of Capture:

Farmed

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