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§ 49-15-87. "Peeler crab" and "soft-shell crab" defined.

(a)  "Peeler crab" means a blue crab having a new soft shell fully developed under the hard shell and having a definite white, pink or red line or rim on the outer edge of the back fin or flipper. 

(b)  "Soft-shell crab" means a peeler crab which has recently shed its hard shell. 

Sources: Laws,  1988, ch. 548, § 3, eff from and after July 1, 1988.