Shellfish, Conch License
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Activities covered: The taking on conchs in excess of one-half bushel daily.
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Sec. 26-219. License to take conchs. Any person may apply to the Commissioner of Agriculture for a license to take conchs in excess of one-half bushel daily. Such license shall not apply to any area lawfully designated as oyster, clam or mussel beds under town or state jurisdiction. Such application shall state the name, residence and post-office address of the applicant and such other information as said commissioner requires. Such license shall be valid for one year from the date of its issuance, and a fee of fifty dollars shall be charged therefor. Any person who takes any conchs in excess of one-half bushel daily without having obtained such a license shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days or both.
(1949, S. 2556d; 1971, P.A. 872, S. 354; 1972, P.A. 52, S. 24; P.A. 78-334, S. 5; P.A. 83-357; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-6, S. 54, 117; P.A. 99-169, S. 2, 7; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(e); P.A. 04-189, S. 1.)
For further information, please contact:
David Carey, Director
Bureau of Aquaculture & Laboratory Services
Connecticut Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 97
Milford, CT 06460
phone ~ (203) 874-2855
fax ~ (203) 783-9976