Clam Dredge Exemption Areas in the Great South Channel Habitat Management Area

This dataset depicts the boundaries of Clam Dredge Exemption Areas in the Great South Channel Habitat Management Area under the Habitat Clam Dredge Exemption Framework.

This dataset depicts the boundaries of the Clam Dredge Exemption Areas in the Great South Channel Habitat Management Area (GSC HMA) in ESRI shapefile format for the NOAA Fisheries Service’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO). This file shows three dredge exemption areas (McBlair, Old South, and Fishing Rip) within the GSC HMA where vessels can fish for surfclams or blue mussels.This shapefile includes boundaries for the following Regulated Areas:


McBlair Dredge Exemption Area (GSC HMA)

Old South Dredge Exemption Area (GSC HMA)

Fishing Rip Dredge Exemption Area (GSC HMA)

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Because GIS projection and topology functions can change or generalize coordinates, these GIS files are considered to be approximate representations and are NOT an OFFICIAL record for the exact regulated area boundaries. For information on the official legal definition refer to the Use Constraints metadata section.

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 06/17/2020