Marine - Shellfish

2023-2024 Shellfish harvest season will open October 1, 2023 for recreational and commercial wild harvest seasons for all molluscan shellfish. Season will remain open till May 27, 2024.

Shellfish Grounds may be closed to harvest after storm events or marine spill. Please check with SCDHEC for the latest information on closure status. You can also call the SCDHEC shellfish hotline at 1-800-285-1618 or visit their news releases webpage.

Harvesting Shellfish


Other Shellfish Information