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Louisiana reopens 3 oyster harvest areas

11 months 1 week 4 days ago February 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016 Wednesday, February 10 2016 February 10, 2016 3:56 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow
Image: LA Fisheries Forward

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has reopened oyster harvest areas 2, 3 and 4 on the east side of the Mississippi River.

The state, in a news release Wednesday, said the areas reopened Sunday.

The areas were closed Dec. 11 due to the presence of red tide. On Jan. 13, areas 6 and 7 were reopened and area 5 was reopened Jan. 20.

Harvest area 1 remains closed until further notice.

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