15A NCAC 03M .0515 DOLPHIN
(a) It shall be unlawful to possess for recreational purposes any of the following:
(1) more than 10 dolphin per person per day taken by hook and line; and
(2) more than 60 dolphin per vessel per day regardless of the number of individuals on board, except headboat vessels with a valid U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection may possess 10 dolphin per paying customer.
(b) It shall be unlawful for a commercial fishing operation without a valid federal Atlantic Dolphin/Wahoo Commercial vessel permit to do any of the following:
(1) take or possess more than 10 dolphin per person per day; and
(2) sell dolphin.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113-134; 113-182; 143B-289.52;
Temporary Adoption Eff. July 1, 1999;
Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2000;
Eff. April 1, 2001;
Amended Eff. September 1, 2005;
Readopted Eff. April 1, 2019.