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PDFWAC 173-201A-610

Use designationsMarine waters.

All marine surface waters have been assigned specific uses for protection under Table 612.
Table 610 (Key to Table 612)
Abbreviation
General Description
Aquatic Life Uses:
(see WAC 173-201A-210(1))
Extraordinary
Extraordinary quality salmonid and other fish migration, rearing, and spawning; clam, oyster, and mussel rearing and spawning; crustaceans and other shellfish (crabs, shrimp, crayfish, scallops, etc.) rearing and spawning.
Excellent
Excellent quality salmonid and other fish migration, rearing, and spawning; clam, oyster, and mussel rearing and spawning; crustaceans and other shellfish (crabs, shrimp, crayfish, scallops, etc.) rearing and spawning.
Good
Good quality salmonid migration and rearing; other fish migration, rearing, and spawning; clam, oyster, and mussel rearing and spawning; crustaceans and other shellfish (crabs, shrimp, crayfish, scallops, etc.) rearing and spawning.
Fair
Fair quality salmonid and other fish migration.
Shellfish Harvesting:
(see WAC 173-201A-210(2))
Shellfish Harvest
Shellfish (clam, oyster, and mussel) harvesting.
Recreational Uses:
(see WAC 173-201A-210(3))
Primary Contact
Primary contact recreation.
Miscellaneous Uses:
(see WAC 173-201A-210(4))
Wildlife Habitat
Wildlife habitat.
Harvesting
Salmonid and other fish harvesting, and crustacean and other shellfish (crabs, shrimp, scallops, etc.) harvesting.
Com./Navig.
Commerce and navigation.
Boating
Boating.
Aesthetics
Aesthetic values.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 90.48.035 and 40 C.F.R. 131.20. WSR 19-04-007 (Order 16-07), § 173-201A-610, filed 1/23/19, effective 2/23/19. Statutory Authority: Chapters 90.48 and 90.54 RCW. WSR 03-14-129 (Order 02-14), § 173-201A-610, filed 7/1/03, effective 8/1/03.]
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