Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Rule Rule 635-001-0035
Sampling Data and Tag Recovery


It is unlawful for any person licensed by the Department of Fish and Wildlife to fail to comply with the directions of authorized Department personnel related to the collection of sampling data or material (e.g., tissue and blood samples, otoliths and other bones, fins, shells, parasites, tags, etc.) from fish, shellfish, or marine invertebrates. It is also unlawful for any such person to fail to relinquish to the Department any part of a salmon or other food fish containing coded-wire tags, including but not limited to, the snouts of those salmon that are marked by having clipped adipose fins.
Source

Last accessed
Jun. 8, 2021