Public Notices

Title 22 Part 01 - Hand Dredge Specifications - Proposed Changes

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) does hereby give public notice that on July 17, 2018 at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Commission on Marine Resources, the Commission approved a Notice of Intent to update, modify and change below listed sections of Title 22 Part 1. Said Notice of Intent was filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office on July 18, 2018. A complete copy of Title 22 Part 1 and the proposed changes are available are available at www.dmr.ms.gov. Public comments on the proposed regulation changes will be accepted through August 20, 2018. All comments should be mailed to the MDMR, Attn: Joe Jewell, 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530 or emailed to: Joe Jewell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and delivered by 5:00 PM on August 20, 2018.

Complete description of proposed changes:

TITLE 22 – MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES PART 1 RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR SHELLFISH HARVESTING, TAGGING, LANDING, UNLOADING, TRANSPORTING, RELAYING, MANAGEMENT, AREA CLASSIFICATION, AND OTHER SHELLFISH RELATED ACTIVITIES IN THE STATE, AND THE LEASING OF TERRITORIAL WATERS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI   

 

Chapter 07 Dredge Specifications

101 No person, firm or corporation may use more than two such dredges. It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to take or attempt to take any oysters from the waters under the territorial jurisdiction of the State of Mississippi by the use of a hand using a mechanical advantage retrieval system, having a weight in excess of 40 pounds and the tooth bar cannot have more than 10 teeth of not more than five and one quarter inches unless otherwise permitted by the MCMR or as hereby authorized the MDMR, its Executive Director, Director of Marine Fisheries, Bureau Director, Program Coordinator or other MDMR designee.

103 No person, firm or corporation may use more than two dredges, unless otherwise permitted or restricted by the MCMR or as hereby authorized the MDMR, its Executive Director, Program Coordinator or other MDMR designee.

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