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§20-7-16  Egg-bearing blue crabs – Minimum size. –

Published: 2015

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Fish and Wildlife


Lobsters and Other Crustaceans

SECTION 20-7-16

   § 20-7-16  Egg-bearing blue crabs –

Minimum size. –

No person shall take, offer for sale, or possess at any time any female blue

crab bearing eggs visible thereon or from which the egg pouch or bunion has

been removed. Unless otherwise specified by regulation of the marine fisheries

council, no person shall take, buy, sell, give away, or expose for sale, or

possess any blue crab measuring less than four and one eighth inches (41/8")

across the shell from tip to tip of spike.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1981, ch. 197, § 3.)