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(a) In the Eastern, Central, Western and Perryville Districts no purse seine less than 100 fathoms or more than 225 fathoms in length may be used.
(b) In the Eastern, Central, Western and Perryville Districts no hand purse seine less than 100 fathoms or more than 225 fathoms in length may be used.
(c) In the Chignik Bay District, purse seines and hand purse seines may not be less than 100 fathoms or more than 125 fathoms in length.
(d) No seine may be less than three fathoms nor more than 375 meshes in depth; in addition, up to twenty-five meshes of chafing gear with a maximum mesh size of seven inches may be used.
(e) No lead may be more than 75 fathoms in length. The aggregate length of seine and lead may not be more than 225 fathoms in the Eastern, Central, Western and Perryville Districts.
(f) When a purse seine or hand purse seine is in the water for the purpose of taking fish, the seine shall be attached to the licensed vessel operating the gear.
History: In effect before 1988; am 4/14/93, Register 126
Authority: AS 16.05.251 (a)
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