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Shellfish Waters of the State of Maryland

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Maryland’s 2020 legislature created House Bill 800.  Signed into law on May 18, 2021.  mgaleg.maryland.gov/mgawebsite/Legislation/Details/hb0800?ys=2021RS

​THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SHALL DEVELOP A MOBILE APPLICATION
FOR USE BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHILE ON THE WATERS OF THE STATE.

The purpose of the mobile application developed under this section is to use interactive maps to aid an individual who is on the waters of the state in determining the individual’s location, in real time, relative to:
  1. Aquaculture Leases
  2. Demonstration Leases
  3. Fixed fishing devices - registered pound net sites
  4. Natural clam or oyster bars​
  5. Oyster sanctuaries
  6. Public shellfish fishery areas
  7. SAV Protection Zones
  8. Yates Bars or ...
  9. Any other data areas that the Department deems relevant

Directions for mobile application

Mobile Application - iShel​lfish App