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 closures 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 areas:
NEW HANOVER / PENDER / ONSLOW / CARTERET COUNTIES
All those waters between IWW Marker #134 near Whiskey Creek and the Figure Eight Island Bridge.
All those waters between IWW Marker #65A, near Salliers Bay and the Surf City Bridge to include Stump Sound, Everett Bay, Alligator Bay, Chadwick Bay, and all of New River.
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).
June 30, 2011