RE: SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT AREA
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Jeffrey P. Engel, M.P.H., State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following shellfish area openings will take effect at sunrise, Saturday, October 15, 2011:
1. The Crossrock Oyster Management Area and the “Jay” Rock OMA (also known as the lower Crossrock OMA) shown on the attached map.
2. The portion of the Galloway Flats Oyster Management Area shown on the attached map.
3. The portion of the Spring Branch Oyster Management Area shown on the attached map.
A. This proclamation is issued under the authority of the N.C.G.S. 113-170.4; 113-170.5; 113-182; 113-221.1; 143B-289.4 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 Fisheries Director under his delegated authority pursuant to N.C. Marine Fisheries Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.
C. These openings are due to the purge time requirements for relocated shellfish.
D. This proclamation supersedes Proclamation PA-27-2011 issued April 27, 2011.
October 5, 2011
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