2020 Guidance for Recreational Shellfish Harvesting in Connecticut, by Tessa Getchis of Connecticut Sea Grant and the University of Connecticut Extension, and Kristin DeRosia-Banick of the Connecticut Department of Agriculture Bureau of Aquaculture.
This newly updated guide compiles information to help anyone get started in recreational shellfishing. It describes the types of shellfish (clams, oysters, etc.) found in this region and explains where to obtain permits, prices, contacts and other information specific to each Connecticut coastal town. Publication #CTSG-19-13
A pdf of the guide can be downloaded here.