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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1380. Pertaining to Spot
6/20/2024

4VAC20-1380-20. Definitions.

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

"Captain" means the person licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard to carry passengers for hire who operates the charter boat or head boat.

"Charter vessel" or "for-hire vessel" means a vessel operating with a captain who possesses either a Class A Fishing Guide License, Class B Fishing Guide License, or Fishing Guide Reciprocity Permit.

"Mate" means any person designated to assist on the charter vessel or for-hire vessel.

"Recreational vessel" means any vessel, kayak, charter vessel, or headboat fishing recreationally.

"Spot" means any fish of the species Leiostomus xanthurus.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 17, eff. April 15, 2021.

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