Warnings issued for shellfish

September 8, 2018 | Shellfish News
The naturally occurring toxin, also known as Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning, or ASP, can cause illness or death in humans, according to the release. ...read more
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Tentative fall razor clam schedule announced

September 5, 2018 | Shellfish News
State shellfish managers are also seeking public input on management options, including scheduling for spring digs. Comments on the spring digs ... ...read more
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Contaminated shellfish can be life-threatening

September 5, 2018 | Shellfish News
9 in Falmouth District Court to charges of shellfishing in a contaminated area, improperly tagging shellfish, incorrect shellfish labeling and not having a ... ...read more
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We've discovered a shark that eats plants as a side dish to shellfish

September 4, 2018 | Shellfish News
Biologists had previously noticed that bonnetheads consume copious amounts of seagrass in addition to crustaceans and other shellfish. But because ... ...read more
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Shellfish Poacher Caught"" rel="bookmark">Yarmouth DNR: "Shellfish Poacher Caught"

September 4, 2018 | Shellfish News
Shellfish areas are deemed closed for reasons such as state closures, local closures, resource protection, and contamination. All are to help protect ... ...read more
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The Hazard effects of eating raw fishes

September 4, 2018 | Shellfish News
One contaminant of specific concern is methylmercury, which is found in differing levels in fish and shellfish — whether cooked or crude. ...read more
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Chelsea Farms: Where Restorative Farming Meets Foodie Delight

September 4, 2018 | Shellfish News
Whether you are passionate about oysters or a shooter novice, the story behind why this spectacular shellfish stands out is quite interesting. ...read more
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Time Machine

September 2, 2018 | Shellfish News
Sept. 3, 1974: Four people became ill with shellfish poisoning — including one critically — in Lowell after eating mussels they had dug in New ... ...read more
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Spinney Creek Shellfish seeks aquaculture lease

September 2, 2018 | Shellfish News
KITTERY, Maine -- The Department of Marine Resources will hold a public hearing Sept. 19 to consider the application of Spinney Creek Shellfish for ... ...read more
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State approved harvest on 184 acres of shellfish beds near Kitsap marinas

September 2, 2018 | Shellfish News
The department reclassified 184 acres of commercial shellfish growing areas near six Kitsap County marinas from prohibited status to "approved" or ... ...read more
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