4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-580-30 - Allowances for filleting or cleaning

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

A. For finfish regulated by a minimum or maximum size limit, filleting at sea will be allowed if the carcass is retained to ensure proper species identification and compliance with size limitations.
B. For finfish regulated by a minimum size, cleaning and/or filleting at sea will be allowed if the fillet or cleaned fish exceeds the minimum length for the species and at least one square inch of skin is left intact to assist in identification of the species.
C. For finfish not regulated by a size limit, filleting at sea will be allowed if a minimum of one square inch of skin is left on the fillet to assist in identification of the species.

Notes

4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-580-30
Derived from VR450-01-0075 § 3, eff. October 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1995.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

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