RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Jeffrey P. Engel, M.D., State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following shellfish area closure will take effect 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 area:
The following area in Carteret County that was opened to shellfish harvesting on a temporary basis shall return to the status in existence immediately prior to the March 24, 2011 temporary opening:
Core Creek - All those waters in Core Creek between a line 200 feet south of the Jarrett Bay Boatworks basin and the Newport River.
March 27, 2011