7 Del. Admin. Code § 3200-3201 - Definitions

(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.
1.5 "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 state.


7 Del. Admin. Code § 3200-3201
7 DE Reg. 220 (8/1/03)
10 DE Reg. 1029 (12/01/06)
11 DE Reg. 685 (11/01/07)
17 DE Reg. 441 (10/1/2013) (Final)

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