Area 121 - Marine biotoxin contamination
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.
|Subareas||Open Bivalve Species|
|121-1||Closed to All Bivalve Species|
|121-2||Closed to All Bivalve Species|
|121-3||Closed to All Bivalve Species|
Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program (CSSP) Coordinator
- By phone: 250-756-7192
- By email: Elysha.Gordon@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
- By fax: 250-756-7162
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