Texas Parks and Wildlife Code

Sec. § 66.216
Possession of Headed or Tailed Fish


(a)

No person may possess a finfish of any species taken from coastal water, except broadbill swordfish, shark, or king mackerel, that has the head removed unless the fish has been finally processed and delivered to the final destination or to a certified wholesale or retail dealer.

(b)

No person may possess a finfish of any species taken from coastal water, except broadbill swordfish or king mackerel, that has the tail removed unless the fish has been finally processed and delivered to the final destination or to a certified wholesale or retail dealer.
Added by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 376, ch. 153, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 267, art. 3, Sec. 73, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1254 (H.B. 1579), Sec. 1, eff. July 1, 2016.
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