Molluscan Shellfish News

June 18, 2021
These shellfish-growing areas will remain closed until state health officials determine the waters are clear and within approved area criteria established by the National Shellfish Sanitation Program.
November 23, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 1, 2, 6, and 7 beginning at sunrise on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.
November 04, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 15-28 beginning at sunrise on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Open areas shall revert back to the November–February 2021 seasonal classification.
October 20, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 19-23 beginning at sunrise on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
October 15, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 13, 14 and 15 beginning at sunrise on Friday, October 16, 2020. Areas 16-28 will remain closed due to effects from Hurricane Delta.
October 11, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 1-12 beginning at sunrise Monday, October 12, 2020. Areas 13-28 will remain closed due to effects from Hurricane Delta.
October 08, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will close oyster beds in areas 3, 4, 5, and 8-28 beginning at sunset Thursday, October 8, 2020, due to the potential of poor water quality because of Hurricane Delta.
September 26, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 3, 4 and 5 beginning at sunrise on Sunday, September 26, 2020. Areas 1, 2, 6 and 7 will remain closed due to effects from Hurricane Sally.
September 23, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 26-28 beginning at sunrise on Thursday, September 23, 2020. Areas 1-7 will remain closed due to effects from Hurricane Sally.
September 16, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 8-25 beginning at sunrise on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Areas 1-7 will remain closed due to affects from Hurricane Sally.
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