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Pertaining to the Catching of Eels [4 VAC 20 ‑ 500]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation establishes a minimum mesh size and escape panels for eel pots, and prohibits the taking of elvers except for research and aquaculture purposes. This regulation also establishes a recreational possession limit on eels.
State Authority Section 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

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Name / Title: Jennifer Farmer  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 380 Fenwick Road
Building 96
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
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