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
Virginia Oyster Month is almost at its end so we at the VMPB wanted to remind everyone to continue supporting your local commercial watermen by purchasing fresh local Virginia Oysters. Check out our two websites, virginiaseafood.org and virginiaoysters.org, to find retailers near you. ... See MoreSee Less
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