Alaska Statutes.
Title 16. Fish and Game
Chapter 5. Fish and Game Code
Section 831. Waste of Salmon.
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AS 16.05.831. Waste of Salmon.

(a) A person may not waste salmon intentionally, knowingly, or with reckless disregard for the consequences. In this section, "waste" means the failure to utilize the majority of the carcass, excluding viscera and sex parts, of a salmon intended for

(1) sale to a commercial buyer or processor;

(2) consumption by humans or domesticated animals; or

(3) scientific, educational, or display purposes.

(b) The commissioner, upon request, may authorize other uses of salmon that would be consistent with maximum and wise use of the resource.

(c) A person who violates this section or a regulation adopted under it is punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000, or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both. In addition, a person who violates this section is subject to a civil action by the state for the cost of replacing the salmon wasted.

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