Finfish


250-RICR-90-00-3 ACTIVE RULE

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3.1Purpose

3.2Authority

3.3Application

3.4Definitions

3.5Severability

3.6Superseded Rules and Regulations

3.7License Required

3.8General Provisions

3.9Black Sea Bass

3.10Scup

3.11Striped Bass

3.12Summer Flounder

3.13Tautog

3.14American Eel

3.15American Plaice

3.16American Shad

3.17Atlantic Herring

3.18Atlantic Salmon

3.19Atlantic Sturgeon

3.20Bluefish

3.21Coastal Sharks

3.22Cod

3.23Haddock

3.24Menhaden

3.25Monkfish

3.26Pollock

3.27River Herring

3.28Skate

3.29Spiny Dogfish

3.30Yellowtail Flounder

3.31Weakfish

3.32Winter Flounder

3.33Witch Flounder

3.34Ocean Pout

3.35Atlantic Wolffish

3.36Sand Lance

3.37Cobia


Title 250 Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 90 Marine Fisheries
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 3 Finfish
Type of Filing Direct Final Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 08/18/2022 to 01/01/2023

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws Title 20
R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 42-17.1
42-17.6
and 42-17.7
and in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 42-35-18(b)(5)
Administrative Procedures Act
as amended

Purpose and Reason:

1.   Proposed amendment to commercial black sea bass pot construction (panel or door dimensions) for compliance with the ASMFC fisheries management plan (section 3.9.2(D))

2.   Proposed amendment to prohibit the taking or possession of mako sharks for compliance with NOAA and ASMFC fisheries management plan (proposed sections 3.21.1(B) and 3.21.2(C))

3.   Changes to recreational Cod consistent with changes to NOAA Framework Adjustment 63 (section 3.22.1(A))

4.   Proposed amendment to the possession limit for commercial spiny dogfish for compliance with the ASMFC fisheries management plan (section 3.29.1(A)(2))