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§ 49-15-41. Oysters not to be caught at night.
 

It shall be unlawful for any person to fish, catch or take oysters from any of the oyster reefs in the State of Mississippi by the use of any tongs, dredge, rake or other mechanical device, during the hours between sunset and sunrise of each day. 
 

Violation of this section shall be punishable by a fine nor to exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) and/or up to one (1) year in the county jail. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1930, § 6879; 1942, § 6077; Laws,  1958, ch. 195, § 56; Laws, 1977, ch. 463, § 5, eff from and after passage (approved April 13, 1977).