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Statewide Closure of Shellfish Harvesting Areas


April 16, 2007

10:00 AM


AUGUSTA, MAINE – The Department of Marine Resources reiterates that a statewide flood closure of shellfish harvesting areas, from the Maine/New Hampshire border to the Canadian border, was put into effect at 2:00 am on Monday, April 16, 2007 and remains in effect until further notice.

This closure is due to excessive rainfall and tidal surges.

For updates call the Department of Marine Resources Red Tide and Shellfish Sanitation Hotline at 1-800-232-4733



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