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Temporary Oyster Management Closure November 27-29

Photo by David Rainer

Pursuant to Section 9-12-28, Code of Alabama 1975 as stated by Rule 220-3-.02, the Alabama Marine Resources Division (MRD) will temporarily close all public oyster bottoms to harvest on Tuesday, November 26, at 2 p.m. Public reefs will remain temporarily closed November 27-29, 2019.

Public oyster zones C and F will reopen to harvest on Monday, December 2, 2019, at 7 a.m.

For more information about the temporary closure, licensing or regulations, contact the MRD at (251) 861-2882, or visit the MRD office located at 2 North Iberville Dr., on Dauphin Island.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralabama.com.

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