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Shellfish Areas: MassGIS


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The Shellfish Suitability Areas layer comprises polygons representing habitats suitable for ten species of shellfish along the coast of Massachusetts. The ten species are: American Oyster, Bay Scallop, Blue Mussel, European Oyster, Ocean Quahog, Quahog, Razor Clam, Sea Scallop, Soft-shelled Clam and Surf Clam.