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Treasure Coast Shellfish, LLC

Grown Local On The Intracoastal

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About Us

Currently we are the only oyster farm in our growing area. Treasure Coast Shellfish is located just south of the Sebastian Inlet in the pristine waters of the Indian River Lagoon in Sebastian, Florida. We are proud to be a part of the next generation of sustainable aquaculture farmers on the East Coast of Florida.

As a child, Nicolette Mariano grew up in the small town of Stuart, Florida. Just a few miles from her home was the Indian River Lagoon estuary. Over the years as Nicolette and many others have observed the drastic decline of this magnificent waterway. Decades of over-harvesting wild populations found in the lagoon along with habitat loss, water quality issues, shoreline erosion, and natural disasters has not helped either.

 

After over a decade of being in the aquaculture industry Nicolette decided not only did she want to continue to help educate and restore one of North America's most biodiverse estuary but wanted to do it in a way to incorporate sustainable local seafood as well.

Our goal at Treasure Coast Shellfish, LLC is to bring back a dying industry on the East Coast of Florida while being in the forefront of sustainable aquaculture practices. We currently use an off-bottom method known as Floating Oyster Gear. We use cages, bags, & pods to produce the highest quality oysters for the premium half shell market.

Sebastian Silver Oysters
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Our Oysters

Location: Indian River Lagoon in Sebastian, FL

Salt Range: 21-35ppt

Species: Crassostrea virginica (Eastern Oyster)


Grow Out Method: Farm-raised off of the sandy river bottom using floating oyster cages 

Taste Profile: The classic East Coast oyster experience. Starting with a high salinity up front give you that brinier flavor with a savory finish. These flavors are attributed to a life spent growing in the estuary waters of the Indian River Lagoon just South of the Sebastian inlet & adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean.  

Treasure Coast Shellfish sells oysters in two different sizes. Gold Doubloons, our biggest oysters range from 3 to 3.5 inches. Our salty Sebastian Silvers range from 2.5 to 2.75 inches. All of our oysters are sustainably grown using the same gear and farming methods.

Where to Find Our Oysters & Clams

Treasure Coast Shellfish - Sebastian, FL

Treasure Coast Harvest - Treasure Coast, FL

Art Ovation Hotel, Autograph Collection - Sarasota, FL

Automatic Seafood & Oysters - Birmingham, AL

Beetle Cat - Atlanta, GA

Boca Bay Pass Club - Boca Grande, FL

The Boca Raton - Boca Raton, FL

Bouligny Tavern - New Orleans, LA

Bunky's Raw Bar & Grill - Indialantic, FL

Cafe Avanti Ristorante - Miami Beach, FL

Captain & Krewe Seafood Market & Raw Bar - Naples, FL

City Oyster & Sushi Bar - Delray Beach, FL

CJ's on the Bay - Marco Island, FL

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Crab E Bill's Seafood Market - Sebastian, FL

Crabby's Oyster Bar - Jensen Beach, FL

Cut 432 - Delray Beach, FL

D'Amico's The Continental - Naples, FL

Driftwood - Boynton Beach, FL

The Everglades Club - Palm Beach, FL

Fancy's Fish House - Memphis, TN

Gaylord Palms Resort - Kissimmee, FL 

Henrietta Red - Nashville, TN

Husk Savannah - Savannah, GA

Jesse's Restaurant, Magnolia Springs, AL

KOJO - Sarasota, FL

LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort - Naples, FL

Maison Martinique - Vero Beach, FL

Marriott Harbor Side - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Miami Yacht Club - Miami, FL

Michael's on 7th - Vero Beach, FL

Miller Union - Atlanta, GA

Morimoto Asia - Orlando, FL

Ocean Reef Club - Key Largo, FL

The Optimist - Nashville, TN

The Optimist - Atlanta, GA