N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25-12.13 - Weekly reporting

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) All surf clam licensees and bait clam vessel licensees shall provide to the Division weekly surf clam harvest reports on forms supplied by the Division. Weekly reports shall include the following:
1. The harvest vessel name and New Jersey surf clam license or bait clam vessel license number;
2. The dates fished and, for each date fished, the fishing time in hours, the numbers of bushels harvested and the number of the New Jersey Inshore Surf Clam Harvest Zone fished;
3. For each surf clam or bait clam landing, the port at which the clams were landed;
4. The name and signature of the captain of the surf clam vessel or bait clam vessel, or the captain's agent, attesting to the validity of the report (see 7:25-12.18 ); and
5. Sequential listing of surf clam tags used.
(b) The week for surf clam and bait clam harvest reporting purposes shall begin on Sunday and run through the following Saturday.
(c) Weekly surf clam bait harvest reports shall be mailed, together with a check or money order for the proper amount of the landing fee, as determined pursuant to 7:25-12.12, made payable to the "Treasurer, State of New Jersey," to:

Nacote Creek Shellfish Office

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

PO Box 418, Route 9

Port Republic, New Jersey 08241-0418

(d) Weekly surf clam harvest and bait clam harvest reports shall be submitted to the Division by Saturday, 6:00 P.M. of the week following the week fished.
(e) If a surf clam vessel or bait clam vessel does not fish in State waters during a given week, the licensee shall provide a weekly report to that effect. If a surf clam licensee has harvested his or her total season allocation, a final report shall be filed to that effect.
(f) The Division will furnish total State surf clam harvest information to all licensees on an annual basis.
(g) Except for the total State surf clam harvest in bushels, information provided on weekly surf clam and bait clam harvest reports is confidential and shall not be available for public inspection.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25-12.13

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