The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is temporarily closing a shellfish area at sunset today for the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels. In this context, shellfish does not include scallops, shrimp or crabs.
The following area has been closed:
The closure is based on a change in conditions specifically required under the management plan. Water samples will continue to be collected and analyzed for the area until the sample results conform to the management plan.
If you have any further questions concerning the closure of shellfish harvesting areas please contact Loanna Torrance or Jillian Fleiger at (850)236-2200.