Biotoxin (PSP, ASP, DSP) and Sanitary (Emergency, Seasonal, Annual) Contamination Closures - Pacific Region

Always check for both bivalve shellfish biotoxins (PSP/Red Tide, ASP, DSP) and sanitary contamination closures if you plan on harvesting and consuming any shellfish.

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To see a detailed map of the Area you are interested in, click on the Area number on the map or the Area map link in the table below. Check for PSP, ASP and DSP or Sanitary contamination closures in the table below.

Pacific Region Fishery Management Areas map

Information in the table below current as of September 29, 2014

Area Biotoxin (PSP, ASP, DSP) closures Sanitary contamination closures
Area 1 Map

Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 1 closures
Area 2 Map

Subarea 2-1 closed to all bivalve shellfish except oysters and scallops;
Balance of Area 2 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 2 Closures
Area 3 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish. Area 3 Closures
Area 4 Map

Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 4 closures
Area 5 Map

Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 5 closures
Area 6 Map

Subarea 6-13 closed to all bivalve shellfish except geoduck and horse clams;
Balance of Area 6 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 6 closures
Area 7 Map

Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 7 closures
Area 8 Map

Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 8 closures
Area 9 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish. Area 9 closures
Area 10 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish. Area 10 closures
Area 11 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 12 Map

Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 12 closures
Area 13 Map

Subarea 13-1 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, and pink and spiny scallops;
Subareas 13-3 to 13-11 and 13-15 to 13-17 closed to butter clams only;
Subareas 13-12 to 13-14 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, and scallops;
Balance of Area 13 closed to all bivalve shellfish.  

Area 13 closures
Area 14 Map

Subareas 14-1 to 14-4 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, geoduck and horse clams;
Subareas 14-5, 14-8 and 14-15 closed to butter clams only;
Subareas 14-6, 14-7, 14-9, 14-10, 14-12 and 14-14 closed to butter clams and scallops only;
Subarea 14-11 closed to scallops only;
Subarea 14-13 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, and mussels.

Area 14 closures
Area 15 Map

Subarea 15-1 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels;
Subareas 15-2 and 15-3 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, geoduck and horse clams;
Subarea 15-4 closed to the harvesting of all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels and scallops;
Subarea 15-5 except that portion south of a line drawn from a point on the northwest shoreline of Raza Island at 50°18.26’ north latitude and 124°58.10’ west longitude, thence easterly to a point on the west coast of West Redonda Island at 50°18.12’ north latitude and 124°55.48’ west longitude, thence southerly following the shoreline of West Redonda Island to an point at 50° 12.29’ north latitude and 124°56.55’ west longitude, thence southwesterly to a point on the northeast coast of Cortes Island at 50°11.74’ north latitude and 124°56.94’ west longitude, thence northwesterly following the shoreline of Cortes Island to Bullock Bluff, thence true north following the boundary line to Raza Island, and thence following the shoreline northeasterly back to the point of commencement, closed to the harvesting of all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels and scallops;
Balance of Area 15 closed to all bivalve shellfish.  

Area 15 closures
Area 16 Map

Subareas 16-1, 16-2, 16-17 and 16-19 to 16-22 closed to the harvesting of all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, geoduck and horse clams;
Subareas 16-3, 16-4, 16-10, 16-11, 16-16 and 16-18 closed to the harvesting of all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels;
Subareas 16-5 to 16-9,16-12 and 16-13 closed to butter clams, scallops, geoduck and horse clams only;
Balance of Area 16 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 16 closures
Area 17 Map

Subareas 17-4, 17-8, 17-10, 17-13, 17-15 and 17-17 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, geoduck and horse clams;
Subarea 17-5 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, butter clams, geoduck and horse clams;
That portion of Subarea 17-6 (west of a line from a point starting at the boundary line for Subarea 17-8 on Kuper Island at 48 deg 56.057 N latitude and 123 deg 37.877 W longitude, then heading in a straight line south-west and ending at a point 48 deg 55.017 N latitude, 123 deg 38.483 W longitude on the Subarea boundary line between Subareas 17-6 and 17-9) closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, geoduck and horse clams;
Subareas 17-7, 17-11, 17-12, 17-14, 17-18, 17-19 and 17-21 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, and mussels;
Subarea 17-16 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, cockles, geoduck and horse clams;
Subarea 17-20 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, and scallops;
Balance of Area 17 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 17 closures
Area 18 Map

Subarea 18-7 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, and mussels;
Balance of Area 18 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 18 closures
Area 19 Map

Subareas 19-5 to 19-12 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, and mussels;
Balance of Area 19 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 19 closures
Area 20 Map

Subareas 20-1 to 20-5 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels;
Subareas 20-6 and 20-7 closed to butter clams and scallops only;
Balance of Area 20 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 20 closures
Area 21 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 22 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 23 Map

Subareas 23-3 and 23-4 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, and mussels;
Subarea 23-10 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, geoduck and horse clams;
Balance of Area 23 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 23 closures
Area 24 Map

Subarea 24-8 closed to all bivalve shellfish except geoduck and horse clams;
Subarea 24-9 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, geoduck and horse clams;
Balance of Area 24 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 24 closures
Area 25 Map

Subareas 25-4, 25-5 and 25-7 to 25-11 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters and mussels;
Subareas 25-6 and 25-12 closed to all bivalve shellfish except manila clams, littleneck clams, oysters, mussels, geoduck and horse clams;
Subareas 25-13 and 25-15 closed to all bivalve shellfish except geoduck and horse clams;
Balance of Area 25 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 25 closures
Area 26 Map

Closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 26 closures
Area 27 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish. Area 27 closures
Area 28 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish. Area 28 closures
Area 29 Map

Subarea 29-1 closed to all bivalve shellfish except geoduck and horse clams;
Balance of Area 29 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

Area 29 closures
Area 101 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 102 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 103 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 104 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 105 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 106 Map

Subarea 106-2 closed to all bivalve shellfish except geoduck and horse clams;
Balance of Area 106 closed to all bivalve shellfish.

 
Area 107 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 108 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 109 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 110 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 111 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 121 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 123 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 124 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 125 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 126 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 127 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 130 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.  
Area 142 Map Closed to all bivalve shellfish.