All shellfish wet storage activities require a detailed Wet Storage Plan of Operations (Word). The plan must be submitted and approved by the Department of Health prior to beginning any wet storage activity.
Types of Shellfish Wet Storage
Onshore Wet Storage Requirements
Each onshore wet storage facility (re-circulating and flow-through) shall meet the following design, construction, and operating requirements. These requirements will be reviewed during the required preoperational inspection.
If more than one harvested lot of shellfish is being held in wet storage at the same time, the identity of each harvest lot shall be maintained throughout the wet storage process.
Records must be kept for each lot of shellfish that which includes species, original harvest location, original and final harvest dates, and quantity of shellfish.
If the operation receives and wet stores shellstock, the tags need to indicate the additional following information to the requirements in the guide from the National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP), FDA.
|Type||Wet Storage Plan||Permit||Site Certification||Records||Additional Tagging|
|Stored on a different beach than originally harvested from.||Yes||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|