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Temporary Shellfish Closures

Temporary Shellfish Closures

There are currently no marine biotoxin closures in effect 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.

Suffolk County

Effective at Sunrise on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 the temporary shellfish closures in Northport Harbor, Town of Huntington and Meetinghouse and Terry Creeks, Town of Riverhead, are rescinded and reopened to the harvest of carnivorous gastropods (whelk, conchs, and moonsnails).

These areas are uncertified, and continue to remain closed to the harvest of shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels, scallops).


Nassau County

There are no temporary closures in Nassau County.

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