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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation PA-88-2012

Marine Fisheries

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PA-88-2012

PROCLAMATION

RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA

Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Laura Gerald, M.D., M.P.H., State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following change in shellfish harvesting areas will take effect at sunrise, Friday, November 2, 2012:

All those waters in Brunswick, Onslow and Carteret Counties that were temporarily closed will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the October 28, 2012, temporary closures except the following which will remain closed:

ONSLOW / CARTERET COUNTIES

All those waters bordered on the northeast by a straight line from Swan Point through IWW Channel Marker #4 to the eastern tip of West Onslow Beach, (south shore of New River Inlet), and bordered on the southwest by a line beginning on the mainland south of Sloop Point; running easterly through Beacon “BC”; running easterly to Beacon “21” in Banks Channel; running easterly to Beacon “19” in Banks Channel; running easterly through Beacon “18” in Banks Channel to a point on Topsail Island, to include a portion of Topsail Sound, Stump Sound, Alligator Bay and Chadwick Bay.

All those waters in Bogue Sound, from the IWW to the mainland, between IWW Marker “32” and IWW Marker “30”, to include Sanders Creek.

Newport River – All those waters in Newport River upstream of the Highway 70 High Rise Bridge and Morehead-Beaufort Causeway, to include all tributaries and Core Creek.

North River – All those waters upstream of a line across the River beginning at the Oyster House on the west shore; thence in a straight line to the north shore of the mouth of Ward Creek.

Ward Creek - All those waters in Ward Creek upstream of a line beginning at a point on the north shore at 34° 46.2667' N - 76° 35.4933' W, running southerly to a point on the south shore at 34° 45.4517' N - 76° 35.1767' W. (Ward Creek DMF Shrimp Line).

Whitehurst Creek – All those waters in Whitehurst Creek upstream of a straight line across the mouth.

Sleepy Creek – All those waters in Sleepy Creek upstream of a straight line across the mouth.

Jarrett Bay – All those waters upstream of a line beginning at a point on the east shore of Spit Bay; thence in a straight line to the southern end of Davis Island; thence in a straight line thru Flashing Beacon #36; thence in a straight line to the southeast end of Bells Island; thence in a straight line to a point on the Marshallberg shoreline.

Brett Bay – All those waters in Brett Bay upstream of a straight line from Piney Point to King Point.

West Bay – All those waters in West Bay upstream of a straight line across the mouth.

Turnagain Bay – All those waters in Turnagain Bay upstream of a straight line across the mouth.

South River – All those waters in South River upstream of a straight line across the mouth.

 

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