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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation PA-29-2011

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PA-29-2011

PROCLAMATION

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 areas in Carteret County open to shellfish harvesting on a temporary basis beginning at sunrise on Thursday, May 12, 2011.

CARTERET COUNTY

Bogue Sound Area – All those waters in the Bogue Sound closed area between Intracoastal Waterway Channel Markers #14 and #19 with the exception of all those waters in Gull Harbor and within 275 feet from the last dockage area, all those waters in Soundview canals and within 325 feet of the last dockage area, all those waters in Jumping Run Creek and within 275 feet of the last dockage area, and all other tributaries, creeks and canals from the mouth upstream within said boundaries (see map).

Davis Bay - All those waters in Davis Bay and Turner Creek north of a line beginning at a point on the west shore at 34º 43.0360’ N -76º 37.4466’ W; thence in an easterly direction across the channel to a point on marsh at 34º 43.2134’ N -76º 36.8888’ W with the exception of all those waters in Howland Rock Canal and within 200 feet of the dockage in the canal which will remain closed (see map).

North River – All those waters in North River above the North River Bridge up to a straight line beginning at a point on the west shore at 34° 48.3965’ N -76° 37.3219’ W; running easterly across the river to a point on the east shore at 34° 48.4727’ N -76° 37.0699’ W with the exception of the Sam Moss Creek area. (see map).

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 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 Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.

C. It should be noted that leases closed on or after APRIL 1, 2011 to allow relaying of shellfish from closed areas, remain closed.

D. These temporary openings are due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results of both water and shellfish meats.

May 11, 2011
1:10 P.M.
PA-29-2011

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

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