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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 890. Pertaining to Channeled Whelk

4VAC20-890-35. Possession and landing limits.

A. The possession and landing limits for channeled whelk shall be 60 bushels per licensed channeled whelk pot fishermen on board a vessel but shall not exceed 120 bushels per vessel. Only one channeled whelk pot license per person shall be used to calculate the vessel limit.

B. It shall be unlawful for any person to possess aboard any vessel or to land more than the possession and landing limit for channeled whelk specified in subsection A of this section. In the enforcement of this provision, the vessel operator or captain shall be responsible for the possession and landing limit.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 18, eff. May 1, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 16, Issue 7, eff. January 1, 2000; Volume 23, Issue 19, eff. July 1, 2007; Volume 35, Issue 17, eff. April 1, 2019.

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