08.03.11.07

.07 Commercial Trade.

A. A permittee may sell, offer for sale, trade, or barter individuals of each species or subspecies of reptiles or amphibians listed in Regulation .03A and B of this chapter if they are:

(1) Captively produced and documented as described in Regulation .11B of this chapter; or

(2) Legally obtained from outside of Maryland and documented as described in Regulation .11B of this chapter.

B. Reptiles or amphibians listed in Regulation .03A and B of this chapter may be obtained:

(1) From another permittee and documented as described in Regulation .11B of this chapter; or

(2) Legally from outside of Maryland and documented as described in Regulation .11B of this chapter.

C. A permittee may not sell, offer for sale, trade, or barter turtles with a carapace length less than 4 inches to any person in Maryland. A permittee may not display live turtles, sell, offer for sale, trade, or barter turtles with a carapace length less than 4 inches at a facility open to the general public. A permittee may sell, offer for sale, trade, or barter turtles with a carapace length less than 4 inches outside of Maryland if it is legal to do so in the state where the commercial trade occurs.

D. Reptiles or amphibians regulated under this chapter may not be taken from the wild in Maryland and sold, offered for sale, traded, or bartered.