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Code of Virginia
Title 28.2. Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters
Chapter 4. Use of Purse Nets for Taking Menhaden

§ 28.2-411. Season for vessels of less than seventy gross tons; penalty.

Except from the first Monday in March to, but not including, the first Monday in May, it is unlawful for vessels with a gross weight of less than seventy tons to use purse nets to take or catch menhaden for purposes other than use as fish meal or oil.

A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

1982, c. 461, § 28.1-65.1; 1988, c. 710; 1992, c. 836.

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