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Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985

Version of section 102 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-04-12:

  •  (1) No person shall have in possession any bluefin tuna that weighs less than 30 kg.

  • (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), no person shall be in possession of any bigeye tuna or yellowfin tuna that weighs less than 3.2 kg.

  • (3) Subsection (2) does not apply where

    • (a) the catching of the bigeye tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg was incidental to the catching of larger bigeye tuna; and

    • (b) the number of bigeye tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg that are retained during one fishing trip does not exceed a fishing quota of 15 per cent of the number of larger bigeye tuna that are retained during that fishing trip.

  • (4) Subsection (2) does not apply where

    • (a) the catching of the yellowfin tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg was incidental to the catching of larger yellowfin tuna; and

    • (b) the number of yellowfin tuna weighing less than 3.2 kg that are retained during one fishing trip does not exceed a fishing quota of 15 per cent of the number of larger yellowfin tuna that are retained during that fishing trip.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 32
  • SOR/94-292, s. 5
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