Marine - Shellfish

Due to excessive rainfall all shellfish beds in Charleston County from Captain Sams Inlet to Garris Landing/Bull Island are closed to harvest and will remain so for the rest of the season.

Harvest season for oysters and mussels closes May 15.
Harvest season for hard clams closes May 31.

Please check with SCDHEC for the latest information on closure status.

For the most current information on health department closures of shellfish beds please call SCDHEC's toll-free shellfish hotline at 1-800-285-1618 or visit their news releases webpage.

Harvesting Shellfish

Mariculture

Other Shellfish Information