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Temporary Shellfish Closures

There are no temporary bans on the harvest of shellfish and carnivorous gastropods.

For the most up to date temporary emergency closure information, please call our hotline at (631) 444-0480. For any other questions, please call the main shellfish office at (631) 444-0492 during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8:30 AM until 4:45 PM.

Effective June 22, 2017, the temporary prohibition on the harvest of carnivorous gastropods in the Town of Southold is rescinded in James Creek, Halls Creek, Deep Hole Creek and Mattituck Creek. Note: these areas remain seasonally uncertified (closed) for the harvest of shellfish.


More about Temporary Shellfish Closures:

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