SHELLFISH BUREAU

The Shellfish Bureau of DMR is responsible for the management of Mississippi’s marine shellfish resources with two primary functions; manage and enhance the resource, and maintain compliance with the Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference’s National Shellfish Sanitation Program (ISSC/NSSP) Model Ordinance requirements for shellfish-growing waters. To contact a member of the Shellfish Bureau, send an email to oyster@dmr.ms.gov

The following is a link to the most current version of the ISSC, NSSP Model Ordinance.

https://www.fda.gov/food/federalstate-food-programs/national-shellfish-sanitation-program-nssp

HARVEST LANDING TOTALS
2017 MISSISSIPPI OYSTER REEF MAP - BILOXI BAY
2015-2016 MISSISSIPPI OYSTER REEFS MAP - WESTERN MS SOUND
ON-BOTTOM OYSTER LEASES
SHELLFISH GROWING AREAS AND ON-BOTTOM OYSTER LEASES

OYSTER HOTLINE

(228) 374-5167 | (800) 385-5902