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Shellfish Water Classifications:

2015 Shellfish Classification ArcGIS shapefile of NJ's coastal waters classified by harvest restrictions (coming soon - 2015 Shellfish Classification ArcGIS shapefile).
If you do not already have software to view shapefiles, you can download a free viewer called ArcGIS Explorer®.   
arrow The 2015 shellfish classification charts are available online as pdf's, click here.


Quick Access Data Summary:

Measurements of basic water quality (temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, water clarity and nutrients).
Provides averages and ranges of measurements from 1989 to 2012.
To view the stations and data online, see the Water Quality Summary page.
To download the actual measurements and station locations for the Coastal Monitoring Network, click here.
For more information on the National Coastal Assessment Program

Full Access Data Retrieval:

Data entered in USEPA's STORET database.

Interactive Map of New Jersey's
National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP) data (1997-2014)
Note: Zoom in to an area of interest to view stations
Phytoplankton Data:

The phytoplankton-monitoring program provides surveillance of shellfish growing areas for possible toxin-producing algal species.
For the 2014 data, click here. For past results, see the phytoplankton reports.
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Last Updated: November 16, 2015

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