§ 63.56. Replacement costs for fish killed.

 (a)  Under section 923(c.1) of the code (relating to classification of offenses and penalties), the Commission established the following replacement costs in 2012 dollars for fish killed in violation of sections 2109 and 2110 of the code (relating to serious unlawful take; and taking or possessing by illegal methods):

   (1)  Game fish.

     (i)   Trout, 14 to 20 inches, $14.

     (ii)   Trout, 21 to 30 inches, $53.

     (iii)   Trout, greater than 30 inches, $106.

     (iv)   Black bass (largemouth, smallmouth and spotted), 15 to 21 inches, $19.

     (v)   Black bass (largemouth, smallmouth and spotted), greater than 21 inches, $36.

     (vi)   Striped bass and hybrids, 15 to 27 inches, $78.

     (vii)   Striped bass and hybrids, 28 to 39 inches, $360.

     (viii)   Striped bass and hybrids, greater than 39 inches, $693.

     (ix)   Walleye/Sauger, 15 to 18 inches, $17.

     (x)   Walleye/Sauger, 19 to 23 inches, $48.

     (xi)   Walleye/Sauger, 24 to 28 inches, $74.

     (xii)   Walleye/Sauger, greater than 28 inches, $149.

     (xiii)   Northern pike, 24 to 28 inches, $71.

     (xiv)   Northern pike, greater than 28 inches, $143.

     (xv)   Muskellunge and hybrids, 30 to 40 inches, $188.

     (xvi)   Muskellunge and hybrids, 41 to 50 inches, $442.

     (xvii)   Muskellunge and hybrids, greater than 50 inches, $693.

   (2)  Reptiles and amphibians.

     (i)   Wood turtle, $300.

     (ii)   Spotted turtle, $225.

     (iii)   Eastern box turtle, $80.

     (iv)   Snapping turtle, $160.

     (v)   Timber rattlesnake, $188.

     (vi)   Copperhead, $40.

     (vii)   Spotted salamander, $30.

     (viii)   Marble salamander, $30.

     (ix)   Northern spring salamander, $51.

     (x)   Blanding’s turtle, $275.

     (xi)   Eastern spiny softshell, $40.

     (xii)   Eastern hognose snake, $88.

   (3)  Federally listed threatened and endangered species.

 Bog turtle, $1,200.

 (b)  The replacement costs in subsection (a) will be adjusted annually for inflation in accordance with the Consumer Price Index.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  63.56 issued under the authority of the Fish and Boat Code, 30 Pa.C.S. §  923(c.1).

Source

   The provisions of this §  63.56 adopted January 10, 2014, effective January 11, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 250.



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