ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
AGRICULTURE AND CONSERVATION
MARINE FISH AND FISHERIES
Section 44A. The director may, by regulation approved by the marine fisheries advisory commission and promulgated pursuant to chapter thirty A, establish a program to protect V-notched lobsters. For purposes of this section, the term “V-notched lobster” means a female egg-bearing lobster from which a V-shaped piece of tail has been cut from the first right flipper next to the middle flipper by a person holding or covered by a permit issued pursuant to section thirty-eight.