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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XIX AGRICULTURE AND CONSERVATION
  • CHAPTER 130 MARINE FISH AND FISHERIES
  • Section 100D Eels; methods of taking

Section 100D. No person shall take or attempt to take eels, Anguilla rostrata, by any contrivance other than by nets, pots, spears, or angling. The director is hereby authorized to establish rules and regulations governing the size, shape, mesh size, and manner of marking such nets or pots.

It shall be unlawful for a person to take or possess elvers or eels of a size less than 9 inches total length.

A violation of the first paragraph shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100 or by imprisonment for not more than 30 days, or both. A violation of the second paragraph shall be punished by a fine of not less than $10,000 or by imprisonment for not more than 30 days, or both.