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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 500. Pertaining to the Catching of Eels
6/15/2024

4VAC20-500-40. Elvers.

It shall be unlawful for any individual to possess elvers; provided however, that elvers may be taken (i) for research only by duly appointed representatives of any institution of higher education in Virginia and by other parties when specifically authorized in writing by the Commissioner of Marine Resources or (ii) by those individuals who are approved for a permit for eel aquaculture by the commission.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0064 § 4, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 9, eff. January 1, 1997; Volume 14, Issue 14, eff. March 1, 1998; Volume 30, Issue 10, eff. January 1, 2014.

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