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      RS 56:635     


§635.  Diamondback terrapins; trapping; turtle eggs

A.  No person shall take diamondback terrapins by means of traps of any kind, and no person shall take the eggs of any species of turtle, except the red ear (Trachemys Scripta), wherever found.

B.  No person shall ship diamondback terrapins out of the state between the fifteenth of April and the fifteenth of June.  All diamondback terrapins caught by any means whatsoever during that period shall be immediately returned to the water alive.

Acts 1992, No. 256, §1, eff. July 1, 1993; Acts 1995, No. 604, §1.

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