2021 Shellfish Closure Dates and Map - 03/18/21


Growing Area 13 – Block Island

Closure “A”: Sunset of May 28 – Sunset of June 25
In effect at sunrise of the Saturday immediately prior to Memorial Day through sunrise of the last Saturday in June - the waters of Great Salt Pond south of a line from the northern most extremity of Cormorant Point to the western most extremity of Harris Point including all waters of Trims Pond and Harbor Pond. 

Closure “B”: Sunset of June 25 – Sunset of September 19
In effect at sunrise of the last Saturday in June through sunrise of the third Monday in September - all waters of Great Salt Pond, south of a line from the northern most extremity of Cormorant Point to the northern most landward dock located at the Block Island Club, including all waters of Trims Pond and Harbor Pond.

Closure “C”: Sunset of September 19 – Sunset of October 11
In effect at sunrise of the third Monday in September through sunrise of the Tuesday immediately following Columbus Day - the waters of Great Salt Pond south of a line from the northern most extremity of Cormorant Point to the western most extremity of Harris Point, including all waters of Trims Pond and Harbor Pond.

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Posted: 3/18/2021



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