Current through Register Vol. 24, No. 10, April 1, 2022
(Penalty Section 7 Del.C. § 2705 (b) )
1.0 The following definitions shall apply to
terms in 7 Del.C. Ch. 27 relative to horseshoe crabs.
1.1 " Asian Horseshoe Crabs " shall mean any
of the following species Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda, Tachypleus
gigas, and Tachypleus tridentatus.
1.2 "Bait Saving Device" shall mean any
device that when so deployed in or on a pot reduces either the rate at which
bait, meaning horseshoe crabs or parts thereof, must be replenished or reduces
the number or quantity of horseshoe crabs used as bait.
1.3 "Collect" shall mean to take live
horseshoe crabs by any means other than by dredge.
1.4 "Dispose of said Crabs Properly" shall
mean bury on the beach, incorporate into soil as fertilizer or any other method
approved by the Department.
"Dredge" shall mean to use any device to gather, scrape, scoop, fish for or
otherwise take bottom dwelling horseshoe crabs.
1.6 "Personal, Non-Commercial Use" shall mean
to be used as food, fertilizer or bait or otherwise properly disposed without
trading, bartering, or selling by one individual to another, or without
transporting, shipping, or causing to be transported or shipped, out of