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08.02.16.00.htm 08.02.16.00. Title 08 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES Subtitle 02 FISHERIES SERVICE Chapter 16 Oyster Recovery Areas Authority: Natural Resources Article §4-2A-03 and 4-215, Annotated Code of Maryland
08.02.16.01.htm 08.02.16.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to oyster recovery areas and the types of activities which can be conducted in these areas.
08.02.16.02.htm 08.02.16.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Certified seed" or "certified oyster" means seed oysters having zero prevalence and intensity of MSX and dermo at the time of planting, as determined by current technology.2) "Oyster recovery areas (ORA) means the geographic areas in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries designated for management actions.3) "Zones" means geographic areas within oyster re
08.02.16.03.htm 08.02.16.03. 03 Oyster Recovery Areas.. The following tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay are designated as oyster recovery areas for specific management actions:A. Chester River;. B. Choptank River;. C. Severn River;. D. Magothy River;. E. Nanticoke River; and. F. Patuxent River..
08.02.16.04.htm 08.02.16.04. 04 Zone Lines.. A. The following geographic areas in §B―G of this regulation designate zones within each ORA for specific management actions.B. Chester River.. 1) Zone A is upstream from a line which runs from Lat. 39°06'31.6" Long. 76°07'06.8" southeast from Deep Point across the river to Lat. 39°06'11.5" Long. 76°06'48.8" east of Spaniard Point.2) Zone B is upstream from a line connecting Spaniard Point at Lat. 39°05'33.2" Long. 76°08'43.8" with the other side of the
08.02.16.05.htm 08.02.16.05. 05 Prohibitions.. A. Shellfish Harvest. Except as provided in §C of this regulation, shellfish harvesting is prohibited in an area designated as Zone A listed in Regulation .03 of this chapter.B. Seed Certification. Only certified seed shall be planted in areas designated as Zone A and Zone B.C. Chester River. Clam harvesting is permitted in an area designated as Zone A listed in Regulation .04B of this chapter.
08.02.16.9999.htm 08.02.16. Administrative History Effective date: May 20, 1996 (23:10 Md. R. 731).
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