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Pertaining to the Setting and Mesh Size of Gill Nets [4 VAC 20 ‑ 751]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation places restrictions on the setting and mesh size of gill nets, to reduce the by-catch of American shad and striped bass and to reduce the strandings and mortalities of threatened or endangered sea turtles.
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: Jane Warren  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
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