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Shellfish Harvest Areas Closed

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The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is temporarily closing the following shellfish area for the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels. In this context, shellfish does not include scallops, shrimp or crabs.
  • #1212 East Bay Section 1 Shellfish Harvest Area - Bay
  • #0822 West Bay Shellfish Harvest Area - Bay
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.