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PA-105-2014

PROCLAMATION

RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA


Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Robin Cummings, M.D., Acting State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following shellfish area changes and closures will take effect at immediately:

No person shall take or attempt to take any oysters, clams or mussels or possess, sell or offer for sale any oysters, clams or mussels taken from the following polluted areas:

The following changes are additional closures to shellfish harvesting and the new closure descriptions are as follows:

BRUNSWICK COUNTY

SHALLOTTE RIVER AREA (A-2) – Map 49

c) Inlet View Marina - All those waters within 150 feet of the dockage at Inlet View Marina beginning at a point 33° 54.9238’ N – 78° 22.3815’ W on the shoreline north of the marina; running easterly to a point 33° 54.9234’ N – 78° 22.3110’ W; running southerly to a point 33° 54.8073’ N – 78° 22.3119’ W; running westerly to a point 33° 54.8078’ N – 78° 22.3979’ W; running northerly to a point 33° 54.8300’ N – 78° 22.3977’ W on the shoreline west of the marina.

CARTERET COUNTY

MOREHEAD CITY AREA (E-3) – Map 31

k) Hoop Pole Creek Area - All those waters in the Hoop Pole Creek area upstream of a line beginning on a point of marsh at 34°42.4519’ N -76°45.1967’ W; running southeasterly across the bay to a point of marsh at 34°42.4429’ N -76°45.1829’ W; running southeasterly following the shoreline to a point at 34°42.4069’ N -76°45.1285’ W; running southeasterly across the creek to a point 34°42.3984’ N -76°45.1098’ W on the eastern shore.

CORE SOUND – JARRETT BAY (E-8) – Map 26

a) Smyrna Creek / Broad Creek - All those waters north and east of a line beginning at a point 34º 47.8922' N -76º 29.7330' W; running northeasterly following the north shore of the mosquito ditch to a point 34º 48.0834' N -76º 29.3924' W; running northeasterly across Broad Creek to a point 34º 48.0896' N -76º 29.3806' W; running northeasterly following the northern shore of the mosquito ditch to a point 34º 48.3427' N -76º 28.9576' W; running southeasterly then southerly following the west shore of Smyrna Creek to a point 34º 48.1418' N -76º 28.9120' W; running easterly across Smyrna Creek to a point 34º 48.1965' N -76º 28.5573' W on the eastern shore of Smyrna Creek.

g) Howland Creek – All those waters in Howland Creek north of a line beginning at a point at 34º 47.8445' N -76º 30.0244' W; running northeasterly across the ditch to a point 34º 47.8486' N -76º 30.0165' W; running northeasterly following the marsh to a point 34º 47.8633' N -76º 29.9932' W; running northeasterly across the head of Howland Creek to a point 34º 47.8688' N -76º 29.9831' W; running easterly to a point 34º 47.8859' N -76º 29.8064' W.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

A. This proclamation is issued under the authority of N.C.G.S. 113-170.4; 113-170.5; 113-182; 113-221.1; 143B-289.52 and N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Rules 15A NCAC 03H . 0103 and 03K .0101.

B. It is unlawful to violate the provisions of any proclamation issued by the N.C. Fisheries Director under his delegated authority pursuant to N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.

C. This amends N.C. Marine Fisheries Proclamation PA-11-2014, (49) (c), and Map 49, and closes approximately 2 acres; N.C. Marine Fisheries Proclamation PA-PC-2013 by the addition of (31) (k), and Map 31, and closes approximately 11 acres and; N.C. Marine Fisheries Proclamation PA-PC-2013, (26) (a) and Map 26 and by the addition of (26) (g) closes approximately 25 acres.

D. These closures are due to a recent Sanitary Surveys in the Shallotte River area of Brunswick County, and the Morehead City and Jarrett Bay areas of Carteret County.

October 3, 2014
11:00 A.M.
PA-105-2014

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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