Fish and Wildlife


SECTION 20-6-3

§ 20-6-3. Scallops – Open season.

Unless otherwise specified in regulations adopted by the director, in consultations with the marine fisheries council, the open season for taking scallops from the free and common scallop fisheries in any of the waters of the state shall be between sunrise of the first day of October and sunset on the last day of December of every year. Any person taking scallops in violation of this section shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisoned exceeding thirty (30) days for each offense.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 197, § 3; P.L. 2002, ch. 47, § 9.)