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WAC 220-352-350

GeoduckAdditional reporting requirements.

(1) A commercial geoduck license holder operating under a valid department of natural resources harvest agreement must be present at all times on each vessel commercially harvesting geoducks or if the vessel has harvested geoducks aboard.
(2) For each day's harvest of geoducks from each tract, the commercial geoduck license holder must completely, legibly and accurately enter the following information on a fish receiving ticket before leaving the department of natural resources geoduck harvest tract. This fish receiving ticket must accompany the harvested geoduck from the department of natural resources harvest tract to the point of delivery.
(a) In the "dealer's use" column, enter the number of cages of geoducks harvested.
(b) Enter the harvest vessel name, its Washington department of fish and wildlife identification number, and the date across the top of the fish receiving ticket directly below the tear strip.
(c) Enter the number of days fished, the appropriate option in the distance from shore column, and the Marine Fish-Shellfish Catch and Management Reporting Area and tract number.
(d) Species code, species description, and physical gear actually used.
(e) Sign the fish receiving ticket as the fisher.
(3) Any person receiving or purchasing geoduck must accurately and legibly complete the fish receiving ticket initiated on the harvest tract immediately upon the actual delivery of geoduck from the harvesting vessel onto the shore. The original receiver must:
(a) Enter the total quantity of geoduck in pounds received from the fisher, the price per pound paid to the fisher, and the total amount paid to the fisher.
(b) Enter the dealer or buyer name and its Washington department of fish and wildlife identification number below the tear strip.
(c) Sign the fish receiving ticket as the dealer.
(4) Licensed fishers whom are also the licensed dealer for a fish receiving ticket transaction must complete the fisher portion of the fish receiving ticket as required in subsection (2) of this section and the dealer portion of the fish receiving ticket as required in subsection (3) of this section.
(5) Alternate reporting requirements may be specified in a voluntary electronic fish receiving ticket agreement (WAC 220-352-035(3)).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.090 and 77.04.130. WSR 18-11-052 (Order 18-92), § 220-352-350, filed 5/10/18, effective 6/10/18.]
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