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Town of Southold, NY
Suffolk County
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A. 
Blue claw crabs must be harvested according to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation regulations.
A. 
A permanent resident, a taxpayer, a nonresident or a guest accompanied by a permanent resident may not contain more than one bushel of mussels from Town waters in one day for noncommercial purposes. Two or more persons occupying the same boat may contain, in aggregate, not more than two bushels of mussels from Town Waters in one day for noncommercial purposes.
B. 
Not more than 10 bushels of mussels may be taken from Town waters for commercial purposes in one day by any one person.
[Amended 1-17-2012 by L.L. No. 2-2012]
C. 
Ribbed mussels shall be contained by handpicking only. Raking for mussels in peat bog areas shall be prohibited.
D. 
The containment of mussels is further regulated by New York State.
A. 
Commercial purposes. No more than 50 eel pots or traps per permittee in Town waters shall be permitted. All pots must be identified with the shellfish permit number.
B. 
A permanent resident, taxpayer and temporary nonresident. No more than five eel pots in Town waters shall be permitted. All pots must be identified with the shellfish permit number.
C. 
The containment of eels is further regulated by New York State.