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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1080. Pertaining to Monkfish (Goosefish)

4VAC20-1080-20. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meaning unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

"COLREGS Line" means the COLREGS Demarcation Lines, as specified in Coastal Pilot, 35th and 36th editions by Lighthouse Press.

"Monkfish (goosefish)" means any goosefish of the species Lophius americanus.

"Tie-down" means a short length of twine or other similar material with one end tied to the bottom line of a gill net and the other end tied to the top line of the gill net to create a loose webbing or pocket in the net.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-236 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 18, eff. May 1, 2005.

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