Are shellfish safe to eat?

Yes, shellfish are safe to consume from shellfish growing areas that are in the open status per the Division of Marine Fisheries and the Department of Natural Resources unless otherwise stated in a public notice or posted at specific landing sites. 

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1. How much are Recreational Shellfish Permits?
2. Can I take someone out shellfishing with me?
3. How to obtain a Recreational Shellfish License
4. What is open for shellfishing?
5. What are the hours of operation for shellfishing?
6. What do I need to go shellfishing?
7. Where can I go shellfishing?
8. What will I be able to harvest?
9. What is the difference between a clam and a quahog?
10. How much can I take home?
11. How about "Senior Permits"?
12. Are shellfish safe to eat?