Area 121 - Marine biotoxin contamination

Important!

Eating contaminated shellfish can make you very sick. It can even be life threatening. Cooking shellfish does not destroy all biotoxins.

The shellfish you harvest and eat should always come from an open area. When an area is officially “closed,” it is both illegal and unsafe to harvest shellfish from that area. It is your responsibility to know where you are planning to harvest and to find out if the species you wish to harvest is open in that area.

Related links

Subareas Open Bivalve Species
121 Closed to All Bivalve Species


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Contact us

Elysha Gordon
Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program (CSSP) Coordinator