2017 Mississippi Code
Title 49 - Conservation and Ecology
Chapter 15 - Seafood
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 49-15-87. "Peeler crab" and "soft-shell crab" defined

Universal Citation: MS Code § 49-15-87 (2017)
  • (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.
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