Shellfish & Biological Services

The Shellfish Division is responsible for the propagation and management of shellfisheries and herring runs in the Town of Falmouth. They operate the Falmouth Inner Harbor propagation center as well as remote growing upwellers in Green Pond and West Falmouth Harbor.
  1. All Green Pond Closed to Shellfishing

    Please note that all of Green Pond per the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries is closed to the taking of shellfish effective Thursday, January 16, 2020 and remains closed until further notice. Read on...
  2. Great Pond Shellfishing Update

    The formerly closed area in Great Pond (see area details) is open to the taking of shellfish as of sunrise tomorrow morning, Friday, January 10, 2020. Read on...
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