(a) Fish and shellfish traps shall not exceed six (6.0) feet in any linear dimension i.e. length, width, height or diameter.

(b) All fish and shellfish traps must be checked and emptied at least every twenty four (24) hours.

(c) It is unlawful to deploy a fish or shellfish trap in any location where the trap, line or marker floats may pose a hazard to navigation.

(d) It is unlawful to abandon or discard a fish or shellfish trap in the waters of American Samoa.

(e) A permit is required from the department for the use of any fish or shellfish trap(s) used commercially.

History: DMWR regs., eff 3 Aug 95; Rule 02-12, eff 1 Nov 12.

Amendments: 2012, renumbering.