Maine Revised Statutes

§6542. Size of herring

It shall be unlawful to take, buy, sell, process, ship, transport or possess herring which are less than 4 1/2 inches in length, except: [1977, c. 661, §5 (NEW).]

1. Bait. 
[ 1983, c. 387, §1 (RP) .]
2. Tolerance of 25%.  Any person may take, buy, sell, process, ship, transport or possess herring that are less than 4 1/2 inches, if they comprise less than 25% by volume of an entire lot. The 25% tolerance by volume shall be determined by examination of 1/2 bushel chosen at random from each 30 hogsheads of herring or fraction thereof.
[ 1977, c. 661, §5 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 661, §5 (NEW). 1983, c. 387, §1 (AMD).