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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Temporary Emergency Shellfish Closures

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Effective sunrise on Friday, April 24, 2015 the temporary emergency closure in eastern Northport Bay has be rescinded.

Accordingly, it is lawful to harvest shellfish from the following areas:

Town of Huntington: All the normally certified areas of Northport Bay and Northport Harbor lying easterly of a line extending northerly from the northernmost point of land on Little Neck Point (Centerport) to the southernmost point of land on Duck Island Point (Asharoken).

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