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The possession limit for game birds, wild quadrupeds, reptiles and amphibians, during the open or closed season, shall not exceed the season limits provided by statute or by regulations made by the commissioner. Possession on the annual opening day of the open season shall be limited to the daily bag limit for any species of game bird, wild quadruped, reptile or amphibian. Possession in storage of such species on each succeeding day shall not exceed the accumulated daily bag limit for one person for any species. Possession of such species, except in storage, shall not exceed the daily bag limit for any species. The provisions of this section shall not affect possession limits established for migratory game birds by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, licensed game and fur breeders or persons authorized to possess game birds, wild quadrupeds, reptiles or amphibians by the commissioner. Each game bird, wild quadruped, reptile or amphibian or part thereof, possessed contrary to the provisions of this section or any regulation issued by the commissioner, shall constitute a separate offense. Any person who violates any provision of this section or any regulation made by the commissioner relating to possession limits shall (1) for a first offense, be fined not more than two hundred fifty dollars, and (2) for any subsequent offense, be guilty of a class D misdemeanor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Connecticut General Statutes Title 26. Fisheries and Game § 26-76. Possession limit of game birds, wild quadrupeds, reptiles and amphibians - last updated June 28, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ct/title-26-fisheries-and-game/ct-gen-st-sect-26-76/
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