Shellfish Maps

banner with two shellfish maps in it Photos: Michael Zuber


The Aquaculture Mapping Atlas is Connecticut's one stop source for shellfish maps. Click on the link below to located recreational, commercial and natural shellfish areas and a plethora of planning related information. Users can pan around the screen, zoom in to an area, overlay and print maps. For assistance or tutorial, contact or These mapping tools were developed in collaboration with UConn Center for Land Use Education and Research, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Aquaculture and Connecticut Sea Grant. 

Did You Know?

  • The Connecticut waters of Long Island Sound comprise nearly 400,000 acres
  • Connecticut shellfish beds cover nearly 80,000 acres
  • Aquaculture operations exist in each of Connecticut’s x coastal towns