Oyster List




Chef’s Creek Canada – BC – Baynes Sound Fluted Shells; Sweet, Briny
Coode Island Canada – BC – Malaspina Inlet  
Cortes Island Canada – BC – Cortes Island Briny; Fruit Finish
Crystal Bay Canada – BC  
Deep Bay Canada – BC – Vancouver Island Briny, Sweet
Denman Island Canada – BC – Denman Island Melon Notes; Crunchy
Desolation Sound Canada – BC Deep Cups
Effingham Canada – BC – Effingham Inlet Briny, Plump; Cream Colored Meat
Emerald Cove Canada – BC – Vancouver/Denman Island Mild Flavored
Evening Cove Canada – BC – Nanaimo Bay Watermelon Finish
Fanny Bay Canada – BC – Baynes Sound, Vancouver Island Popular Pacific Oyster; Sweet; Firm
Gigamoto Canada – BC – Deep Bay Cocktails; Plump Meat; Salty Flavor
Golden Mantle Canada – BC – Straight of Georgia, Sunshine Coast Ivory Meat, Mantle is gold due to minerals in water, Sweet
Imperial Eagle Canada – BC – Imperial Eagle Channel Salty; Melon and Cucumber Finish
Komo Gway Canada – BC – Baynes Sound Plump
Kumamoto Canada – All Over Pacific Dark Mantle; Buttery; Salty and Sweet
Kusshi Canada – BC – Baynes Sound Sweet, Deep cups
Malaspina Canada – BC – Vancouver Island Juicy; Plump; Distinctive Watermelon/Cucumber Finish
Mattaki Canada – BC – Vancouver Island Rough Shells; Plump Meat; Briny
Nootka Sound Canada – BC – Vancouver Island Fluted Shells; Salt; Plump Meat
Pacific Orchard Canada – BC – Baynes Sound Briny; Watermelon Finish
Paradise Canada – BC – Baynes Sound Plump, Sweet
Royal Miyagi Canada – BC – Sunshine Coast Mildly Briny
Salish Canada – BC – Baynes Sound Full Flavored; Sweet Finish
Stellar Bay Canada – BC – Baynes Sound Deep Cups; Crisp; Light Sweet Finish
Stranges Bay Canada – BC – Stranges Bay Meat Texture; Fruity Flavor
Summer Cove Canada – BC – Baynes Sound Salty
Trevenen Bay Canada – BC – Desolation Sound Firm Meat; Sweet Finish
Viking Bay Canada – BC – Cuadra Island Mild; Sweet Finish; White Meat


Kumamoto Japan – Kumamoto Bay Smalls; Sweet and Salty


False Bay Mexico – Baja California – Bahia Falsa Sweet, Briny
Kumiai Mexico – Baja California – Guerrero Negro Lagoon Sweet, Crisp
Laguna Bay Mexico – San Quintin Bay / Laguna Manuela Crisp, Briny
Sol Azul Mexico – Viscaino Biosphere Reserve Sweet, Salty

New Zealand

Coromandel New Zealand – Coromandel Bay Sweet; Salt; Watermelon Finish
John’s motto is ‘release it unharmed or do it justice on the plate.’ Executive Chef, photographer, and surfer, John photographs ocean marine life when he’s out fishing, and creates masterpieces in the kitchen with what he keeps on deck. His photo works have been used in OEHHA Fish Advisories, National Geographic presentations, and nonprofit marine life groups. When he’s not fishing, he’s making great BBQ. Visit him at johnsheltondesigns.com, and send him a message using the contact form using the link above.