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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 240. Marking and use of subsistence-taken salmon

5 AAC 01.240. Marking and use of subsistence-taken salmon

(a) Repealed 8/14/87.

(b) Repealed 6/10/98.

(c) In Districts 1 - 3, during an opening for commercial salmon fishing, a person may not possess king salmon taken for subsistence uses unless the dorsal fin has been removed. A person may not sell or purchase salmon from which the dorsal fin has been removed.

(d) In the Yukon River drainage, king salmon must be used primarily for human consumption and may not be targeted for dog food. Dried king salmon may not be used for dog food throughout the Yukon River drainage, except that whole fish that are unfit for human consumption, scraps, and fish under 16 inches in length may be fed to dogs. Whole king salmon caught incidentally during a subsistence chum salmon fishery in the following time periods and locations may also be fed to dogs:

(1) after July 10, in the Koyukuk River drainage;

(2) after July 20, in District 6 and the Tanana River drainage;

(3) after August 10, in Subdistrict 5-D, upstream of Circle City.

History: In effect before 1986; am 4/18/86, Register 98; am 8/14/87, Register 103; am/readopt 5/15/93, Register 126; am 6/10/98, Register 146; am 7/21/99, Register 151; am 6/17/2001, Register 158; em am 5/29/2001 - 9/25/2001, Register 158; am 8/24/2002, Register 163

Authority: AS 16.05.251

AS 16.05.258

Editor's note: At its February 23 - 27, 1993 meeting, the Board of Fisheries readopted 5 AAC 01.240(b) in its entirety without change, under ch. 1, SSSLA 1992 (the 1992 subsistence law), which repealed and reenacted AS 16.05.258 .


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