Eastern Oyster

Shape

Synonyms

Crassostrea virginica

Edibility

Very good

Regulations

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  • Measurements Min Size: 3 in Total Length

  • Closed Seasons from July 1st, 2020 to September 30th, 2020

  • Additional Notes
    Oysters size measured as greatest dimension. Bag Limit = 2 60-pound bags per harvester or per vessel whichever is less. Dixie, Wakulla, and Levy counties closed June, July, August. All other areas closed July, August, September. Aplachicola Bay: special bag limits and other harvest restrictions apply. See MyFWC-Shellfish.com for detailed information. Harvest from approved shellfish harvest areas only - you MUST go to FDACS-Aquaculture to verify allowable harvest areas.

  • Measurements Min Size: 3 in Total Length

  • Closed Seasons from June 1st, 2020 to August 31st, 2020

  • Additional Notes
    Oysters size measured as greatest dimension. Bag Limit = 2 60-pound bags per harvester or per vessel whichever is less. Dixie, Wakulla, and Levy counties closed June, July, August. All other areas closed July, August, September. Aplachicola Bay: special bag limits and other harvest restrictions apply. See MyFWC-Shellfish.com for detailed information. Harvest from approved shellfish harvest areas only - you MUST go to FDACS-Aquaculture to verify allowable harvest areas.

  • Measurements Min Size: 3 in Total Length

  • Closed Seasons from June 1st, 2020 to August 31st, 2020

  • Additional Notes
    Oysters size measured as greatest dimension. Bag Limit = 2 60-pound bags per harvester or per vessel whichever is less. Dixie, Wakulla, and Levy counties closed June, July, August. All other areas closed July, August, September. Aplachicola Bay: special bag limits and other harvest restrictions apply. See MyFWC-Shellfish.com for detailed information. Harvest from approved shellfish harvest areas only - you MUST go to FDACS-Aquaculture to verify allowable harvest areas.

  • Measurements Min Size: 3 in Total Length

  • Closed Seasons from June 1st, 2020 to August 31st, 2020

  • Additional Notes
    Oysters size measured as greatest dimension. Bag Limit = 2 60-pound bags per harvester or per vessel whichever is less. Dixie, Wakulla, and Levy counties closed June, July, August. All other areas closed July, August, September. Aplachicola Bay: special bag limits and other harvest restrictions apply. See MyFWC-Shellfish.com for detailed information. Harvest from approved shellfish harvest areas only - you MUST go to FDACS-Aquaculture to verify allowable harvest areas.

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