BILOXI -- The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will reopen two oyster areas Wednesday morning, breaking a nearly three-week hiatus on the commercial oyster season.
DMR spokeswoman Melissa Scallan said both areas will reopen for harvesting at legal sunrise Wednesday.
The conditionally approved areas:
-- Area II "E" which includes Square Handkerchief Reef and southern portions of Henderson Point Reef
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-- Area II "F" which includes southern portions of the Pass Christian Reef
All other current rules and regulations remain in effect.
For more information, call the Oyster Hotline at 374-5167 or 1-800-385-5902.