News Flash

Posted on: October 27, 2021

Waquoit Bay and Nantucket Sound closed to shellfising

Effective immediately, Waquoit Bay and Nantucket Sounds are close to the taking of shellfish due to the recent storm until further notice. All other areas that were open prior to this event remain open.  

Shellfish Reminders
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Fall 2021 Shellfish Areas Openings

Unlike years past, this year several sweeping closures extensions have been brought forth by an agreement of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (MA DMF). These new changes are not local Town clos...

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Shellfish Reminders
Posted on: February 26, 2021

National Shellfish Sanitation Program




The Town of Falmouth has been notified by the Mass. Division of Marine Fisheries of potential changes to several shellfish designation areas in Falmouth. The area...

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Shellfish Reminders