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Biotoxin closes Whatcom County to recreational shellfish harvest

Jul 13th, 2010

WHATCOM – Marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) have been detected at high levels in shellfish samples collected from Squalicum Harbor, Birch Bay and Semiahmoo Spit.  As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed all of Whatcom County to the recreational harvest of shellfish. The County Health Department will
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