Marine - Shellfish

The 2017-18 Season for Recreational Harvest of Shellfish will open October 15, 2017. This delay is due to water quality issues resulting from the recent tropical storm. Prior to harvesting, fishermen are advised to check with SCDHEC to determine the current harvest 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