section .0500 - scallops

 

15A NCAC 03K .0501      BAY SCALLOP HARVEST MANAGEMENT

The Fisheries Director may, by proclamation, impose any of the following restrictions for commercial or recreational bay scallop harvest from public bottom:

(1)           specify time;

(2)           specify area;

(3)           specify means and methods;

(4)           specify open seasons for the taking of bay scallops during the period beginning the last Monday in January and ending the last Friday in May;

(5)           specify size; and

(6)           specify quantity, but shall not exceed possession of more than 15 standard U.S. bushels per person per day or a total of 30 standard U.S. bushels in any combined commercial fishing operation per day.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-134; 113-182; 113-201; 113-221.1; 143B-289.52;

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2015; February 1, 2008.