Temporary suspention of shellfish harvesting from a portion of the Delaware Bay - Stripers247.com Forums
 
Striped Bass Fishing Site Map | Contact Us | Fishing Log Software | Fishing Online | Advertise
to UPLOAD: please register or login

Go Back   Stripers247.com Forums > Striper Information & Services > Striped Bass Fishery Conservation / Politics / Management / News
Forgot Password? Register Now!!

Striped Bass Fishery Conservation / Politics / Management / News Public Access / Politics/ Permits / Conservation Management / News


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-20-2008, 03:29 PM
Striperjim's Avatar
Striperjim Striperjim is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Planet Earth
Posts: 4,316
Default Temporary suspention of shellfish harvesting from a portion of the Delaware Bay

The Department of Environmental Protection has temporarily suspended shellfish harvesting from a portion of the Delaware Bay after state health officials confirmed two cases of illness from Vibrio parahaemolyticus linked to oysters harvested from those New Jersey waters.

The temporary suspension is intended to protect public health while the DEP continues testing shellfish from these waters.

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a bacterium that occurs naturally in coastal waters, and is not related to human waste or pollution. It thrives under warm temperatures typically is linked to oysters and other seafood harvested and consumed raw during the summer months. It can cause illness, especially in people with compromised immune systems. Symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and, less frequently, headache, fever and chills. On rare occasions, an infection in the bloodstream can occur.

About 130 square miles of Delaware Bay are affected by the temporary suspension of shellfish harvesting.

The public notice and map of the affected area is linked on the DEP website from http://www.nj.gov/dep/newsrel/2008/08_0042.htm . For information on Shellfish in NJ visit http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/shelhome.htm on the Division of Fish and Wildlife website.

Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
bay, delaware, harvesting, portion, shellfish, suspention, temporary

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
NJ Shellfish Statute - 2008 - Clamming License Striperjim Saltwater Licence Registry links /Regulations / Laws 0 06-13-2008 09:38 PM
Sat. on the delaware Striped Killer Surfcasting Central 4 04-02-2008 08:13 PM
Harvesting the wrong fish CaptainMorgan! Stripers Forever 1 12-01-2005 12:43 PM
USDA has announced mandatory labeling of fish and shellfish zimno1 Striped Bass Fishery Conservation / Politics / Management / News 0 04-15-2005 09:19 PM
DELAWARE BAY CaptainMorgan! DelMarVA 5 04-04-2005 09:01 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2013 Stripers247.com LLC
Affiliated Sites:   Noreast.com   Allcoast.com    2coolfishing.com