Temporary Emergency 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Effective August 18, 2016 all of the remaining temporary shellfish closures have been rescinded.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 Emergency Shellfish Closures:
- Emergency Rainfall Closure Criteria - More information on shellfish closures related to excessive rainfall.