Pennsylvania Code & Bulletin

• No statutes or acts will be found at this website.

The Pennsylvania Code website reflects the Pennsylvania Code changes effective through 54 Pa.B. 1806 (March 30, 2024).

58 Pa. Code § 63.18. Blue crabs—prohibited acts.

§ 63.18. Blue crabs—prohibited acts.

 In harvesting blue crabs, it is unlawful:

   (1)  For a person to use more than two pots at one time.

   (2)  For a person to use an unattended pot for taking blue crabs unless the pot is labeled with the name and address of the owner or user.

   (3)  For a person other than the owner, user, members of the owner’s or user’s immediate family and officers and authorized representatives of the Commission to disturb unattended pots used for taking blue crabs under this section.

   (4)  For a person to possess a female blue crab bearing eggs or from which the egg pouch or bunion has been removed.


   The provisions of this §  63.18 issued under 30 Pa.C.S. § §  101—7314.


   The provisions of this §  63.18 adopted April 29, 1988, effective April 30, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 2030.

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  63.7 (relating to exceptions to limitations on devices).

No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Code full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.