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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 103: Starfish, winkles or cockles; disposition above high water mark

Section 103. Whoever catches or takes from, the coastal waters any starfish, or winkles and their egg strings, or cockles shall deposit the same at some place above high water mark or at some suitable place designated by the selectmen of the town wherein such disposition is made. Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of five dollars and, in addition thereto, all permits or licenses issued to such person under authority of this chapter shall be void and no new permit or license shall be issued to him under such authority within the six months next following the date of his conviction, except upon approval of the director.