Shellfish Water Quality Classifications and Aquaculture Leases Map

Below is a map showing Maine shellfish growing areas with links to their water quality classification information, and aquaculture lease information.

For descriptions of the ArcMap features, click the points or polygons on the map below.  This document provides instructions on the ArcMap Online tools: Help Guide to Maine DMR Web Maps (PDF file, 903kb, 5 pages)

Use the Maine DMR Open Data site to search for, review and, download digital datasets.

Please Note that Public Health Water Classifications depicted on the map below are updated on the 1st of every month, but changes in closures may occur on a daily basis.  Please consult the following page for the most up to date information: Maine Bacterial Closures: Shellfish Pollution Area Inventory with Legal Notices and Maps.

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