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Temporary Shellfish Closures

There is an upcoming temporary shellfish closure in Suffolk County.

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.

Due to excessive rain, the following areas will be closed to shellfish harvest on August 18, 2017:

Town of East Hampton: All of Lloyd Harbor, Centerport Harbor, and Duck Island Harbor; and that portion of Northport Bay lying westerly of a line extending northerly from Little Neck Point to Duck Island Point; and, all that area of Huntington Bay lying southerly of a line extending easterly from the southernmost point of East Beach (at the north side of the mouth of Lloyd Harbor) to the southernmost point of West Beach (the southern tip of Sand City beach).


Map of shellfish closure in the Town of Huntington. Click on image for larger map.

Town of Southold: All of Cutchogue Harbor and its tributaries lying northerly of a line extending southeasterly from New Suffolk Point to Nassau Point.


Map of shellfish closure in the Town of Southold. Click on image for larger map.


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