RE: DOLPHIN FOR-HIRE VESSELS
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, hereby announces that effective at 12:01 A.M., Monday, April 16, 2012, the following restriction will apply to the dolphin fishery for recreational purposes:
I. SALE RESTRICTION
It is unlawful to sell the recreational bag limit of dolphin harvested by a person on a vessel while it is operating as a charter vessel or headboat.
II. GENERAL INFORMATION
A. This proclamation is issued under the authority of N.C.G.S. 113-170.4; 113-170.5; 113-182; 113-221.1; 143B-289.52 and N.C. Marine Fisheries Rules 15A NCAC 03H .0103 and 03M .0512.
B. It is unlawful to violate the provisions of any proclamation issued by the Fisheries Director under his delegated authority pursuant to N.C. Marine Fisheries Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.
C. The intent of this proclamation is to maintain North Carolina’s compliance with the requirements of the Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit Amendment.
April 10, 2012
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