Texas Parks and Wildlife Code

Sec. § 75.0101

In this chapter:


“Broodstock oyster” means an oyster collected for the purpose of growing cultivated oysters.


“Cultivated oyster” means an oyster grown at any point in the life cycle of the oyster in or on an artificial structure suspended in the water or resting on the bottom.


“Cultivated oyster mariculture” means the process of growing cultivated oysters.


“Natural oyster bed” has the meaning assigned by Section 76.001 (Definitions).


“Oyster” means the Eastern oyster and the subspecies of the Eastern oyster.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 174 (H.B. 1300), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2019.

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