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

4VAC20-1080-30. Harvest and landing limitations.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person to take, harvest or possess any amount of monkfish in Virginia waters that exceeds 50 pounds of tails or 166 pounds of whole fish, except as described in subsection B of this section.

B. It shall be unlawful for any vessel to land or possess any amount of monkfish in Virginia that exceeds 50 pounds of tails or 166 pounds of whole fish unless that vessel holds an applicable federal fisheries permit that authorizes harvest and possession of monkfish.

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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