How They’re Different

The regions in Virginia have a variation of salinity ranges from low salinity 5-12ppt, medium salinity 12-20ppt  and to a high salinity over 20ppt.  With this variation everyone will be able to find an oyster that will satisfy your palate. The aquaculture oysters in Virginia grow at a fast pace with a consistent size and shape that are available year round.

Virginia Aquaculture Oysters Regional Flavor Guide

Use the regional flavor guide for Virginia Aquaculture Oysters to choose just the right oyster for the occasion. View the regional flavor guide online or download your own version.

Oyster Map of Virginia showing 8 regions.

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Virginia Seafood
As we get ready for the 4th of July weekend the VMPB would like to take a moment to thank the men and women either in active duty, veterans, and any and all who gave there lives to protect our country and the freedoms we cherish. We would also like to give a special thanks to all the men and women who work the water each day bringing in all of the delicious Virginia seafood products that will be in abundance this weekend. Happy 4th. from the VMPB! ... See MoreSee Less
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