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Area 5 Approved growing waters reopened for oyster harvest effective June 13

Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Saturday that Area 5 Approved growing waters are reopened to the harvest of oysters effective immediately on June 13, 2020.


Area 5 Approved growing waters includes the 80-acre off-bottom oyster park south of Deer Island. All current rules and regulations remain in effect.


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