SHELLFISH AREAS REOPEN FOR HARVESTING

SHELLFISH AREAS REOPEN FOR HARVESTING effective at sunrise on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

Those areas previously classified as “APPROVED” and in the “OPEN” status prior to the October 10, 2019 shellfish closure will revert to their previous status subject to local rules and regulations under authority of MGL Chapter 130, Section 52. Similarly, those areas previously classified as “CONDITIONALLY APPROVED” and in the “OPEN” status prior to the October 10, 2019 shellfish closure will revert to their previous status, subject to the previous status conditions. Areas classified as “PROHIBITED” shall remain closed to the harvest of shellfish for direct human consumption.

Please refer to your Dennis Shellfish Regulations for Town wide rules.

-Dept of Natural Resources