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.
Testing has determined that conditions that may cause shellfish to be hazardous for use as food are no longer present in some areas.
Effective sunrise on Thursday, January 22, 2015 it is lawful to harvest shellfish from the following areas:
- Town of Babylon: All the normally certified areas of Great South Bay and tributaries.
There are no other temporary emergency closures in effect.