LDH Closes Oyster Harvest Areas 1,2, and Portions of 3
Jul 08, 2019 04:13PM
● By News Desk
These harvest areas will be reopened as soon as it is determined that environmental conditions are within requirements specified by the National Shellfish Sanitation Program.
Historic high river levels have come with an unprecedented influx of freshwater into our coastal areas. LDWF is conducting enhanced statewide biological sampling which indicates a notable reduction in the availability of crabs, shrimp, oysters, and finfish.
The LDH news release can be found at: http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/5189
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana’s abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.la.gov.