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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 960. Pertaining to Tautog

4VAC20-960-30. Minimum size limits.

A. The minimum size limit of tautog harvested for commercial purposes shall be 15 inches in total length.

B. The minimum size of tautog harvested for recreational purposes shall be 16 inches in total length.

C. It shall be unlawful for any person to possess any tautog of a total length less than the designated minimum size 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 14, Issue 16, eff. April 1, 1998; Volume 28, Issue 8, eff. January 1, 2012; Volume 34, Issue 15, eff. March 1, 2018; Volume 35, Issue 2, eff. September 1, 2018.

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