Bluff oyster

[English] plural Bluff oysters

According to Ruth Reichl, Bluff oysters have flesh so firm you can actually bite into it (think of a very tender geoduck). Flat oysters, they have a the metallic tang of natives or Belons. Bluff oysters, which are most abundant in the Foveaux Strait of New Zealand, have a short season around March to April and are rarely exported.