Do not consume crustaceans (such as prawns, crabs and bugs) and shellfish caught inside the Gippsland Lakes or within 10 nautical miles of the shore between Mcloughlins Beach and Marlo.
Finfish caught from within the Gippsland Lakes should be rinsed thoroughly in fresh water and the guts and gills removed before cooking or freezing.
Ingesting these toxins can lead to serious illness. Cooking or freezing does not destroy the toxins.
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