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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 566. Pertaining to the Hampton Roads Shellfish Relay Area
4/7/2020

4VAC20-566-40. Harvest Restrictions.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person to possess any hard clam that can be passed through a 1-3/8-inch inside diameter culling ring.

B. For the possession limit described in subsection A of this section, there shall be a 2.0% tolerance of hard clams, by number, in each bag or container.

C. It shall be unlawful for any person to possess any hard clam that cannot be passed through a 2-7/8-inch inside diameter culling ring.

D. For the possession limit described in subsection C of this section, there shall be a 10% tolerance of hard clams, by number, in each bag or container.

E. It shall be unlawful for any person to harvest clams from the Hampton Roads Shellfish Relay Area before sunrise or after 5 p.m.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-816 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 01, eff. September 15, 2005.

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