Shellfish


250-RICR-90-00-4 ACTIVE RULE

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4.1Purpose

4.2Authority

4.3Application

4.4Definitions

4.5Severability

4.6Superseded Rules and Regulations

4.7License Required

4.8General Provisions

4.9Equipment Provisions and Harvest Methods

4.10Minimum Sizes

4.11Waters Other Than Shellfish Management Areas

4.12Shellfish Management Areas

4.13Wet Storage of Shellfish

4.14Commercial Handling of Shellfish

4.15Commercial Tagging of Shellfish

4.16Commercial Temperature Control of Shellfish

4.17Shellfish Transplant Regulations

4.18Commercial Whelk Pot Tagging


Title 250 Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 90 Marine Fisheries
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 4 Shellfish
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 11/07/2022

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
Administrative Procedures Act.

Purpose and Reason:

1. § 4.12.2(D)(1)(b):  Amend the shellfish harvest schedules (other than shoredigging) for Greenwich Bay Shellfish Management Area

2. § 4.12.2(D)(8)(b):  Amend the shellfish harvest schedules (other than shoredigging) for Bissel Cove/Fox Island Shellfish Management Area

3. § 4.12.1(D)(1):  Clarification of rule regarding GB sub-areas 1 and 2 commercial shoredigging possession limit.  The rule is intended to and should apply to commercial harvest only, and the rule cited within the rule should direct to the Other than Shoredigging harvest schedule in order for the one (1) peck/person/day possession limit to be in effect.