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Temporary Shellfish Closures

There are currently no temporary 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.

Nassau County

Effective at 2:30 P.M. on Thursday, December 27, 2018, the rainfall closures of December 21 were rescinded. Accordingly, the harvest of shellfish from the following areas is permitted:

  • Town of Hempstead and Oyster Bay (south shore): All of the normally certified areas in South Oyster Bay.

Suffolk County

Effective at 2:30 P.M. on Thursday, December 27, 2018, the rainfall closures of December 21 were rescinded. Accordingly, the harvest of shellfish from the following areas is permitted:

  • Town of Huntington: All of the normally certified areas of Northport Bay, Duck Island Harbor, Centerport Harbor, Lloyd Harbor, and Huntington Bay.

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