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Public Health Alert – Do not EAT wild shellfish

August 9, 2017
Public Health

Danger: Do not eat wild shellfish from Great Oyster Bay, Great Swanport, Nubeena/Wedge Bay and the east coast of Bruny Island including Adventure Bay

This warning is current.

Toxic algal blooms are now present in Tasmanian waters.

High levels of algal toxins have been detected in shellfish in Great Oyster Bay, Great Swanport, Nubeena/Wedge Bay and the east coast of Bruny Island including Adventure Bay.

Recreationally harvested shellfish from these waters should not be eaten because the algal toxins are harmful to humans.

Seek urgent medical help if you get sick after eating wild shellfish.

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