Maine Revised Statutes

§4711. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following terms have the following meanings: [1987, c. 513, §10 (NEW).]

1. Bushel.  "Bushel" means a unit of dry capacity equivalent to 2150.4 cubic inches. For the purposes of this chapter, the conversion figure for pounds of whole shell stock per bushel shall be 80.
[ 1987, c. 513, §10 (NEW) .]
2. Dealer.  "Dealer" means a person who holds a wholesale seafood license, a shellfish transportation license or a shellfish certificate and who buys mahogany quahogs from a harvester and distributes that species in wholesale channels of trade.
[ 1987, c. 513, §10 (NEW) .]
3. Mahogany quahog.  "Mahogany quahog" means a marine mollusk, also known as ocean quahog, Artica islandica, landed in this State and subject to the authority and provisions of this chapter.
[ 1987, c. 513, §10 (NEW) .]
1987, c. 513, §10 (NEW).