4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-540-50 - Commercial trip limit

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

A. It 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 website.

Notes

4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-540-50
Derived from 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, Virginia Register Volume 36, Issue 26, eff. 8/17/2020; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 02, eff. 9/1/2020.

Statutory Authority: § 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

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