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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 MenhadenRead Chapter

  • Article 1. LicensesRead all
  • § 28.2-400
    Application for license for resident or nonresident to catch menhaden
    § 28.2-400.1
    Criteria for qualifying for a limited entry purse seine menhaden bait license
    § 28.2-400.2
    Total allowable landings for menhaden
    § 28.2-400.3
    Allocation of the total allowable landings for menhaden
    § 28.2-400.4
    Administration of the menhaden management program
    § 28.2-400.5
    Reporting requirements
    § 28.2-400.6
    Biological sampling program and adult abundance index
    § 28.2-401
    Service of process for nonresident individuals, foreign corporations, general and limited partnerships
    § 28.2-402
    License fee to take menhaden with purse nets
    § 28.2-403
    Action of Commissioner on such application; transfer of license of disabled vessel; delegation of authority; appeals
    § 28.2-404
    Appeals from actions of Commissioner
    § 28.2-405
    Carrying patent tongs, etc., while fishing for menhaden; penalty
    § 28.2-406
    § 28.2-407
    Forfeiture of fishing gear
  • Article 2. Area and Seasonal RestrictionsRead all
  • § 28.2-408
    Food fish not to be taken, bought, or sold; percentage allowable; penalty
    § 28.2-409
    Menhaden fishing prohibited in certain areas; exception
    § 28.2-410
    Closed season for menhaden fishing; forbidden nets; penalty
    § 28.2-411
    Season for vessels of less than seventy gross tons; penalty