Temporary Shellfish Closures
There are temporary shellfish closures 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.
Effective August 18, 2016 all of the remaining temporary shellfish closures have been rescinded. Accordingly, it is now lawful to harvest shellfish from certified areas.
More about Temporary Shellfish Closures:
- Emergency Rainfall Closure Criteria - More information on shellfish closures related to excessive rainfall.