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
With the holiday season fast approaching Virginia Seafood has a wide variety of delicious options for your meals this year. With a variety of Virginia species available fresh year-round there’s something for everyone to love. Purchasing Virginia Seafood helps support Virginia’s commercial watermen and women who are working long days in rough winds and freezing temperatures to provide us with fresh, local, and sustainable seafood. For more information on where to purchase Virginia Seafood go to our websites and ... See MoreSee Less
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