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All Vashon-Maury Island beaches closed for shellfish harvesting
Paralytic Shellfish Poison has been detected at unsafe levels around Vashon-Maury Island and as a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed the Island to recreational shellfish harvest. The commercial harvest is not affected. People should always check the DOH shellfish safety website before harvesting shellfish.