Storing oysters properly is important for their quality and safety. Here are some tips:
For unopened oysters:
Keep in the refrigerator (0°C to 4°C) on a tray or plate covered with a damp cloth or paper towels.
Do not store in airtight containers or plastic bags.
For opened oysters:
Consume as soon as possible after shucking.
If storing, keep in the refrigerator for no more than 24 hours in a covered container with a damp cloth or paper towels.
Do not store in airtight containers.