Marine biotoxin contamination closures - Pacific Region

Warning

Remember to also check for sanitary contamination closures. In a sanitary contamination closure area you are not allowed to harvest bivalve shellfish.

Where are you planning to harvest?

Click on the link for the area you are planning to harvest to get current information about marine biotoxin contamination closures for bivalve shellfish.

For a coastwide overview, go to the latest marine biotoxin update from our Fishery Notice System.

City, Town or Landmark Tidal Area
Portland Inlet, Alaska border Area 003, 103
Banks Island Area 005, 105
Bella Bella, Denny Island Area 007, 107
Bella Coola, Fitz Hugh Sound Area 008, 108
Bramham Point, Cape Caution Area 011, 111
Campbell River, Cortes Island, Quadra Island, Sonora Island Area 013
Cape Scott, Quatsino Area 027, 127
Comox, Denman Island, Hornby Island, Parksville Area 014
Delta, Ladner, Richmond, Tsawassen Area 029
Fraser River Area 029
Graham Island Area 001, 101
Haida Gwaii Area 002, 102, 130, 142
Herbert Point Area 010, 110
Jervis Inlet, Sechelt Inlet, Texada Island Area 016
Kitimat, Kemano Bay Area 006, 106
Kyuquot Sound Area 026, 126
Nanaimo Area 017
Nitinat Lake,Tzuquanah Point Area 021, 22
Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet Area 025, 125
Port Alberni, Bamfield Area 023, 123
Port Hardy, Robson Bight Area 012
Port Renfrew, Sooke Area 020
Powell River,Texada Island Area 015
Prince Rupert, Porcher Island Area 004, 104
Rivers Inlet Area 009, 109
Saanich, Saltspring Island, Mayne Island, Pender Island, Saturna Island Area 018
Tofino, Flores Island, Meares Island, Vargas Island Area 024, 124
Vancouver, Bowen Island, Indian Arm, Squamish Area 028
Victoria, Sidney Area 019
West Coast Vancouver Island offshore including Switftsure Bank Area 121