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Massachusetts Designated Shellfish Growing Areas

Interactive coastal ocean decision-support tool for the Massachusetts coastline providing many data layers pertinent to coastal management, including spatiotemporal information of shellfish aquaculture.

 Aquaculture applicationThe tool is designed to aid in ocean planning. Included are layers for shellfish bed closures, and a site suitability layer for certain shellfish species.

Requirements: Must search for shellfish and shellfish suitability

Contributing PartnersMassGIS
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