Virginia Marine Resources Commission

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For freshwater information within the state of Virginia, see the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

The Virginia Marine Resources Commission is a state agency charged with overseeing Virginia's marine and aquatic resources, and its tidal waters and homelands.[1] One of the primary functions of the Commission is to zone water areas for outdoor swimming, for oyster and clamming grounds, and for fishing use.[2]

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  1. ^ "Virginia Marine Resources Commission". Retrieved 12 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Davis, Keith Warren (1992). "The Role of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission in Regulating and Zoning the Water Bodies of the Commonwealth". Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 16 (2): 81. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 

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