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PA-40-2016

PROCLAMATION

RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA

Jim Kelley, Acting Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Megan Davies, M.D., Acting State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that effective sunrise, Monday, April 18, 2016, the following privately controlled shellfish bottoms as indicated below are closed to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels:

It is unlawful for any person to 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 privately controlled shellfish bottoms:

NEW HANOVER COUNTY

NAME LOCATION NUMBER

ALFRED N SMEILUS 

MASONBORO SOUND (MASONBORO INLET TO CABB)

1809318

PENDER COUNTY

NAME LOCATION NUMBER

SAMUEL J CORBETT III

TOPSAIL SOUND

9706

JERRY W EDENS JR.

STUMP SOUND, OLD LNDG. BAY

164

JERRY W EDENS JR.

STUMP SOUND, SIMMONS BAY

282

JERRY W EDENS JR.

TOPSAIL SOUND, COCKER CREEK

440

JAMES H O'QUINN JR.

TOPSAIL SOUND

8921

WAYMOTH N BATTS JR.

STUMP SOUND

8804

CASEY L JONES

STUMP SOUND, WATERS BAY

222

ONSLOW COUNTY

NAME LOCATION NUMBER

ROY M PRESCOTT SR.

NEW RIVER, SNEADS CREEK

10-C-91

ROY M PRESCOTT SR.

STUMP SOUND, ALLIGATOR BAY

879

DOUGLAS E MAYER

STUMP SOUND

8709

DOUGLAS E MAYER

STUMP SOUND

906461

DOUGLAS E MAYER

STUMP SOUND, SADFORDS BAY

630

MICHAEL W MIDGETT

STUMP SOUND, BKFST IS. NARROWS

363

CHARLES W. NORRIS SR.

NEW RIVER

9404

CARTERET COUNTY

NAME LOCATION NUMBER

WILLIAM T RUSSELL III

NEWPORT RIVER

725A

WILLIAM T JONES SR.

NEWPORT RIVER

739

LARRY G KELLUM SR.

NORTH RIVER

477

KEVIN B LAWRENCE 

CORE SOUND, CEDAR IS. BAY

797

PERRY A BAYER 

NORTH RIVER

877

SAMUEL G BOYD 

NEWPORT RIVER

841

RAYMOND T GRAHAM JR.

NEWPORT RIVER

448

RAYMOND T GRAHAM SR.

NEWPORT RIVER

603


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, 03K .0101 and .0104.

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

C. In accordance with N.C. General Statute 113-221.1(c) all persons who may be affected by proclamations issued by the Fisheries Director are under a duty to keep themselves informed of current proclamations.

D. This action is being taken to protect public health and is based on polluted shellfish being relayed on these leases under the Shellfish Management Program of the Division of Marine Fisheries.

E. The shellfish leases listed herein which will contain shellfish relayed from polluted areas must be posted with signs provided by the Division of Marine Fisheries for the closure period indicated.

F. These leases and/or shellfish bottoms will not reopen until recommended by the Division of Marine Fisheries and under no circumstances prior to 21 days from the end of relay season.

April 8, 2016
8:15 A.M.
PA-40-2016

 

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