Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022
shall be unlawful for any person to possess or land in Virginia any amount of
Spanish mackerel in excess of 3,500 pounds from any vessel in any one day,
except as specified in subsection B of this section.
B. When a commercial closure in federal
waters for the Northern Zone Atlantic Migratory Group Spanish Mackerel is
announced by the National Marine Fisheries Service, it shall be unlawful for
any person to possess or land Spanish mackerel in Virginia in excess of 500
pounds from any vessel in any one day. This federal closure and state water per
trip possession limit will be posted on the Marine Resources Commission
4 Va. Admin.
VR450-01-0070 §5, eff. June 8, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11,
Issue 17, eff. April 14, 1995; Volume 28, Issue 21, eff. June 1, 2012; Amended,
Register Volume 36, Issue 26, eff.
Register Volume 37, Issue 02, eff.
Statutory Authority: §
of the Code of Virginia.