Oyster Trivia by Marinelli Shellfish
How long does it take a Pacific oyster to reach market size?
Answer: 9 - 24 months
How long does it take a Kumamoto oyster to reach market size?
Answer: 24 - 60 months
How long do oysters live if not disturbed?
Answer: About 20 years, sometimes more.
How many eggs can a healthy female oyster produce annually?
Answer: About 50 million
How much water does an oyster filter daily?
Answer: About 40 gallons
What state in the United States produces the most oysters?
What is the smallest mature oyster in the marketplace?
Are pearls very common in Pacific oysters?
Answer: Not very, most pearls are cultured in Asia.