Area 7, 107 - 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.

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If the species you wish to harvest is listed as open in the table below, make sure you also check for Sanitary Contamination Closures in this area. These additional closure areas may be in effect when bacteria and viruses are present in the water.

Subareas Open Bivalve Species
7-1 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-2 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-3 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-4 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-5 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-6 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-7 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-8 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-9 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-10 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-11 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-12 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-13 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-14 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-15 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-16 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-17 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-18 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-19 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-20 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-21 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-22 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-23 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-24 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-25
  • 7-25.B: Closed to All Bivalve Species
  • 7-25.A: Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-26 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-27
  • 7-27.A: Closed to All Bivalve Species
  • 7-27.B: Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-28 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-29 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-30 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-31 Closed to All Bivalve Species
7-32 Closed to All Bivalve Species
107-1 Closed to All Bivalve Species
107-2 Closed to All Bivalve Species
107-3 Closed to All Bivalve Species

Area Descriptions

Closure Map Area Description
7-25.A 7-25.A.jpeg That portion of Subarea 7-25 west of a line from Stubbs Point on Dodwell Island to a point on the northern island of the McNaughton Group at 51 degrees 58.6 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 13.9 minutes west longitude, then following the eastern shore of that island to the southern tip of that island, then true south to the adjacent island, then westerly following along that island to the narrowest point between it and the island directly to the west (51 degrees 56.50 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.04 minutes west longitude), then true west to that island (51 degrees 56.50 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.074 minutes west longitude), then southerly and westerly along the shore of that island to the most southwestern point of that island at 51 degrees 56.02 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 15.18 minutes west longitude, then true south to that island directly south of it, and then southerly to the southernmost point of that island at 51 degrees 54.27 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.34 minutes west longitude, and then southerly to 51 degrees 53.97 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.29 minutes west longitude on Hunter Island.
7-25.B 7-25.B.jpeg That portion of Subarea 7-25 east of a line from Stubbs Point on Dodwell Island to a point on the northern island of the McNaughton Group at 51 degrees 58.6 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 13.9 minutes west longitude, then following the eastern shore of that island to the southern tip of that island, then true south to the adjacent island, then westerly following along that island to the narrowest point between it and the island directly to the west (51 degrees 56.50 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.04 minutes west longitude), then true west to that island (51 degrees 56.50 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.074 minutes west longitude), then southerly and westerly along the shore of that island to the most southwestern point of that island at 51 degrees 56.02 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 15.18 minutes west longitude, then true south to that island directly south of it, and then southerly to the southernmost point of that island at 51 degrees 54.27 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.34 minutes west longitude, and then southerly to 51 degrees 53.97 minutes north latitude, 128 degrees 14.29 minutes west longitude on Hunter Island.
7-27.A 7-27.A.jpeg That portion of Subarea 7-27 east of the meridian passing through 128 degrees 9 minutes west longitude and east of a line from the southeastern tip of Clare Island to the northeastern tip of Camel Island.
7-27.B 7-27.B.jpeg That portion of Subarea 7-27 west of the meridian passing through 128 degrees 9 minutes west longitude and west of a line from the southeastern tip of Clare Island to the northeastern tip of Camel Island.


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