Supervisor Tom Croci

Shellfish Hatchery

Shellfish Hatchery
Foot of Bayview Ave
East Islip, New York 11730
(631) 595-3680

In 1988, The Town established the first large-scale municipally operated shellfish hatchery and nursery culture facility. The objective of the Town of Islip's Shellfish Culture Facility is to provide a sustainable source of seed clams to assist the recovery of stocks and to rebuild the public resource in the bay. The facility is designed to produce up to forty million seed clams for planting annual