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Special Shellfish Closures

There are currently no closures in effect.

For the most up-to-date shellfish closure information, please call our Emergency Closure Hotline at 631-444-0480. You may also call the Shellfisheries office at 631-444-0492 during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:45 PM.

Effective September 7, 2016 the temporary closures in the towns of Brookhaven (Port Jefferson Harbor), Huntington (The Sand Hole) and Oyster Bay (West Harbor) have been lifted. Accordingly, it is now lawful to harvest shellfish from normally certified(open) areas.


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