Deepwater Horizon/BP Oil Spill Information


Seafood Safety Stations

Seafood Safety Surveillance Stations

This map shows stations sampled for the purposes of surveillance of reopened areas (see table below). Sensory and chemistry results for seafood collected as part of reopening and surveillance of reopened areas in federal waters can be found here.

Re-Opening Date Results of Post Re-Opening Sampling
November 15, 2010SummaryTest Results
October 22, 2010SummaryTest Results
October 15, 2010SummaryTest Results
October 5, 2010SummaryTest Results
October 1, 2010SummaryTest Results
September 21, 2010SummaryTest Results
September 3, 2010SummaryTest Results
September 2, 2010SummaryTest Results
August 27, 2010SummaryTest Results
August 10, 2010SummaryTest Results
July 22, 2010SummaryTest Results


Re-opening Decisions, Test Results, and Post Re-opening Surveillance Data

Closure Information (including maps and other information about previous closures)

Size and Percent Coverage of Fishing Area Closure Due to BP Oil Spill

Overview of Testing Protocol to Re-open Harvest Waters

Call 1-888-INFO-FDA with questions or concerns about seafood or to report any seafood you have purchased that you suspect of being contaminated with oil.


Important Links


State Closure Information

Click on the map of each state for more information regarding individual state response to the oil spill:

Fact Sheets


General Information