4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-910-10 - Purpose

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

The purpose of this chapter is to (i) reduce fishing mortality and increase the size of the scup spawning stock; (ii) improve yield from the commercial and recreational fisheries; (iii) promote compatible measures between the states and federal fishery jurisdictions; and (iv) maintain compliance with the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Scup as required by the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act ( 16 USC § 5101 et seq.).


4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-910-10
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 20, eff. June 30, 1996.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

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