Closure of Harvest area

1 April 2024
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A Harvest area will be closed for a limited or temporary period if any of the following triggers occur:

  1. Rainfall trigger for the Harvest area is exceeded
  2. Biotoxins are present in concentrations which exceed those defined in the Victorian Marine Biotoxin Management Plan
  3. Algal level exceeds the trigger level
  4. Algal levels are rising rapidly to a trigger level
  5. Cases of shellfish poisoning are confirmed
  6. Any other information or public health risk indicates a necessity to do so;
    Voluntary closure instigated by the harvester.