This subchapter regulates the direct market harvest of oysters from the State's natural seed beds in Delaware Bay in order to conserve, protect, manage and improve the oyster resource and industry. This subchapter provides for the direct harvest and sale of oysters from the State's natural seed beds. The direct market harvest program includes the specification of harvest times and areas, establishes an annual harvest quota, provides a mechanism for the collection of fees for oysters harvested from the State's natural seed beds, and establishes a requirement for weekly reporting by harvesters.
N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25A-2.1