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Oyster Management Area Update

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Pursuant to Section 9-12-28, Code of Alabama 1975, as stated by Rule 220-3-.02, the Alabama Marine Resources Division (MRD) will close Cedar Point East (Zone C) and Cedar Point West (Zone F) to oyster harvest on Friday, December 6, 2019, at 2 p.m.

Heron Bay (Zone E) will open to oyster harvest on Monday, December 9, 2019, at 7 a.m.

For more information about the zone closures and openings, and oyster harvest licensing or regulations, please 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


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