3 July 2019
Pursuant to the provisions of LSA RS 40:5.3, as amended and re-enacted by Act 1 of the First Regular Legislative Session of 1988, and RS 40:5, molluscan shellfish growing areas 1, 2 and a partial section of 3, as designated by attached map, are hereby “CLOSED” to the harvest of all molluscan shellfish.
This closure is being taken as a precautionary measure due to low salinity levels negatively affecting the health of oysters in molluscan shellfish growing areas 1, 2 and a partial section of 3.
Reopening of these shellfish harvest areas will be conducted as soon as it is determined that environmental conditions are within the requirements specified by the National Shellfish Sanitation Program.
This order is effective at ½ hour after official sunset, July 6, 2019.
So ordered this 3rd day of July, 2019.