§ 63.47. Landing of finfish shellfish, crustaceans and other marine seafood.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, it is unlawful to land finfish, shellfish, crustaceans or other marine seafood in this Commonwealth when harvest quota allocations to this Commonwealth have been met or otherwise capped by action of the Executive Director pursuant to the fishery management plans and harvest allocations of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. If quotas have been met or otherwise capped in this Commonwealth, the landing of finfish, shellfish, crustaceans and other marine seafood in this Commonwealth is permitted only if the species have been properly reported as part of an unmet quota of another jurisdiction.
(b) For purposes of this section, land or landing means to enter port with finfish, shellfish, crustaceans or other marine seafood on board any vessel to begin offloading or to offload finfish, shellfish, crustaceans or other marine seafood.
(c) This section does not apply to the landing of fish at Lake Erie that is governed by Chapter 69 (relating to fishing in Lake Erie and boundary lakes).
The provisions of this § 63.47 issued under the Fish and Boat Code, 30 Pa.C.S. § 2102.
The provisions of this § 63.47 adopted July 9, 2004, effective July 10, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 3598.
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