Oregon Statutes - Chapter 498 - Hunting, Angling and Trapping Regulations; Miscellaneous Wildlife Protective Measures - Section 498.234 - Protection of finfish and shellfish from introduction of disease; rules; exceptions; rules.

(1) The State Fish and Wildlife Commission shall, by rule, establish a program to protect all finfish and shellfish in waters of this state, both public and private, from infection by the introduction of detrimental fish diseases.

(2) Rules adopted under subsection (1) of this section shall not apply to live aquaria species imported or transported for aquaria use unless those species are reared in facilities from which effluent directly enters waters of this state.

(3) The requirements of subsection (1) of this section are in addition to any other requirement of law, or rule promulgated pursuant thereto, regarding the importation into this state of live game fish or game fish eggs. [1973 c.723 §96; 1987 c.294 §1]

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