The hardiest oyster species
When clammed shut and kept cool but not cold (12-15°C is the optimum temperature), they can live out of water for up to 20 days.
Its shape can vary from a medium deep to a shallow cup, a reflection of its provenance.
A flavoursome & unique shellfish
Characterised by its deep, rich and sweet flavour, the Rock Oyster has a lasting mineral flavour.
The Rock Oyster is a truly unique shellfish, an indigenous ingredient of which we should be very proud.
Indigenous species distinct flavour
The Rock Oyster is a truly unique shellfish. In the Rock Oyster, we have a species that is indigenous not only to our shores, but to New South Wales too.
It is unique and one of the world’s great eating oysters with a lasting deep, rich and sweet flavour that is unlike any other oyster on the planet.