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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 640. Marking of subsistence-taken fish

5 AAC 01.640. Marking of subsistence-taken fish

(a) A person may not possess salmon taken under the authority of an Upper Copper River District or Copper River District subsistence permit unless both tips (lobes) of the tail fin (caudal) have been removed from the salmon before the person conceals the salmon from plain view or transports the salmon from the fishing site.

(b) A person may not possess rainbow trout or steelhead trout retained under 5 AAC 01.610(e) unless both tips (lobes) of the tail fin (caudal) have been removed from the fish before the person conceals the fish from plain view or transports the fish from the fishing site.

(c) For the purposes of this section, "fishing site" means the location where the fish is removed from the water and becomes part of the permit holder's bag limit or is retained.

History: Eff. 4/28/84, Register 90; readopt 5/15/93, Register 126; am 5/22/94, Register 130; am 5/24/97, Register 142; am 5/11/2003, Register 166

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readopted 5 AAC 01.640 in its entirety without change, under ch. 1, SSSLA 1992 (the 1992 subsistence law), which repealed and reenacted AS 16.05.258 .


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