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Harvest area status

The information below was last updated on 08/12/2021 - 5:18pm

Before harvesting shellfish for human consumption, farmers should confirm the status of the relevant harvest area. NSW Shellfish Program harvest areas can be viewed in the Fisheries NSW Spatial Data Portal

The harvest area status list may not always reflect the most recent closures or opening restrictions. It is not intended to be legally binding. Events leading to harvest area closures have an unpredictable nature and may occur at any time. System outages may also delay updates to the harvest area status list.

Subject to the above qualifications, the Food Authority regularly updates the current status of harvest areas. The date and time of the most recent update appears above.

Clyde River SP
Clyde River

Moonlight

Reference
17952

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (08/12/2021 4:30pm)
Tweed River SP
Tweed River

Terranora Inlet

Reference
17950

Conditionally Restricted
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (08/12/2021 4:00pm)
Port Stephens SP
Port Stephens - Zone 3

Little Swan Bay

Reference
17949

Conditionally Restricted
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (08/12/2021 12:45pm)
Port Stephens SP
Port Stephens - Zone 7

Zone 7D - Lower Karuah - DEPURATION ONLY

Reference
17948

Water Drawing Zone
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for depuration only. (08/12/2021 12:45pm)
Brisbane Water SP
Brisbane Water

Bews Depuration Zone

Reference
17947

Water Drawing Zone
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for depuration only. (08/12/2021 12:15pm)
Shoalhaven - Crookhaven Rivers SP
Crookhaven River

Goodnight Island

Reference
17946

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (08/12/2021 11:45am)
Wallis Lake SP
Wallis Lake

Long Island

Reference
17923

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (07/12/2021 7:00pm)
Previous reasons/conditions
Open for depuration only in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (02/12/2021 1:45pm)
Zone is open for depuration only. (03/12/2021 12:45pm)
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (03/12/2021 1:30pm)
Port Stephens SP
Port Stephens - Zone 1

Corrie Island

Reference
17944

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (08/12/2021 9:00am)
Port Stephens SP
Port Stephens - Zone 2

Bundabah

Reference
17942

Conditionally Restricted
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (08/12/2021 9:00am)
Port Stephens SP
Port Stephens - Zone 6

Cromartys Bay

Reference
17943

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (08/12/2021 9:00am)
Port Stephens SP
Port Stephens - Zone 6

Oakey Island

Reference
17945

Conditionally Restricted
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (08/12/2021 9:00am)
Nambucca River SP
Nambucca River

Lower Nambucca

Reference
17941

Conditionally Restricted
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (07/12/2021 4:15pm)
Wallis Lake SP
Wallis Lake

Cape Hawke

Reference
17921

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (07/12/2021 12:30pm)
Previous reasons/conditions
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (02/12/2021 1:45pm)
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (03/12/2021 12:45pm)
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (06/12/2021 6:00am)
Wallis Lake SP
Wallis Lake

Wallis Island

Reference
17922

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (07/12/2021 12:01pm)
Previous reasons/conditions
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (02/12/2021 1:45pm)
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (03/12/2021 12:45pm)
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (06/12/2021 6:00am)
Wagonga Inlet SP
Wagonga Inlet

Lower Honeymoon Bay

Reference
17782

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (07/12/2021 11:30am)
Previous reasons/conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (29/10/2021 11:45am)
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (05/11/2021 9:30am)
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (18/11/2021 1:00pm)
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (26/11/2021 10:00am)
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (05/12/2021 9:30am)
Wagonga Inlet SP
Wagonga Inlet

Lower Lavender Point B

Reference
17781

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for depuration only. (07/12/2021 11:30am)
Previous reasons/conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (29/10/2021 11:45am)
Zone is open for depuration only. (05/11/2021 9:30am)
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (25/11/2021 12:45pm)
Zone is open for depuration only. (26/11/2021 10:00am)
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (05/12/2021 9:30am)
Wagonga Inlet SP
Wagonga Inlet

Upper Honeymoon Bay

Reference
17778

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (07/12/2021 11:30am)
Previous reasons/conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (29/10/2021 11:45am)
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (04/11/2021 11:00am)
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (05/11/2021 9:30am)
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (05/12/2021 9:30am)
Wagonga Inlet SP
Wagonga Inlet

Upper Lavender Point

Reference
17931

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (07/12/2021 11:30am)
Previous reasons/conditions
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (05/12/2021 9:30am)
Shoalhaven - Crookhaven Rivers SP
Crookhaven River

Comerong Bay

Reference
17933

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (05/12/2021 10:45am)
Shoalhaven - Crookhaven Rivers SP
Shoalhaven River

Zone 7 - The Canal

Reference
17932

Water Drawing Zone
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for depuration only. (05/12/2021 10:45am)
Camden Haven SP
Camden Haven

Hanleys Point

Reference
17924

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (04/12/2021 11:30am)
Previous reasons/conditions
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (02/12/2021 2:15pm)
Camden Haven SP
Camden Haven

Stingray Creek

Reference
17930

Conditionally Restricted
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (04/12/2021 11:30am)
Pambula River SP
Pambula River

Pambula Lake

Reference
17925

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (04/12/2021 11:30am)
Previous reasons/conditions
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (03/12/2021 9:15am)
Wonboyn Lake SP
Wonboyn Lake

Wonboyn Lake B

Reference
17926

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (03/12/2021 11:00am)
Camden Haven SP
Camden Haven

Gogleys Lagoon

Reference
17916

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for harvest and depuration as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (02/12/2021 11:00am)
Previous reasons/conditions
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (30/11/2021 10:30am)
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (01/12/2021 11:44am)
Open for harvest and hold in accordance with the Harvest and Hold Scheme (01/12/2021 11:45am)
Camden Haven SP
Camden Haven

Armstrong Depuration Zone - DEPURATION ONLY

Reference
17918

Water Drawing Zone
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for depuration only. (01/12/2021 11:45am)
Nelson Lagoon SP
Nelson Lagoon

Nelson Lagoon

Reference
17886

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (23/11/2021 10:45am)
Wapengo Lake SP
Wapengo Lake

Wapengo Back Lake

Reference
17860

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (20/11/2021 11:15am)
Wapengo Lake SP
Wapengo Lake

Wapengo Front Lake

Reference
17859

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (20/11/2021 11:15am)
Wagonga Inlet SP
Wagonga Inlet

Lower Lavender Point A

Reference
17780

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (29/10/2021 11:45am)
Merimbula Lake SP
Merimbula Lake

Entrance

Reference
17771

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (28/10/2021 2:45pm)
Merimbula Lake SP
Merimbula Lake

Top Lake

Reference
17763

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (26/10/2021 11:15am)
Twofold Bay SP
Twofold Bay

Twofold Bay A

Reference
17750

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (22/10/2021 10:00am)
Jervis Bay SP
Jervis Bay

Callala

Reference
17706

Pending
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (12/10/2021 5:45pm)
Twofold Bay SP
Twofold Bay

Twofold Bay B

Reference
17642

Conditionally Approved
Open
Reasons/Conditions
Zone is open for direct harvest and sale as prescribed in the harvest area management plan. (24/09/2021 11:45am)