IBR (Incorporated by Reference)

IBR (Incorporated by Reference)

IBR documents are documents that are “Incorporated by Reference” into the Maryland Code of Regulations (COMAR). These are typically documents that go beyond the page maximum for a single regulation. By incorporating the document into regulation, the document becomes regulation.  Each document can be found at the depository of libraries designated for incorporated by reference documents. Below is a list of documents incorporated by reference into Fisheries’ regulations.

Fishery Management Plans and Amendments:

COMAR 08.02.01.01

  • Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan (July 1989), and Amendment I 1989 Chesapeake Bay Alosid Management Plan (June 1998)
  • Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Management Plan (July 1989); Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Management Plan (June 1997), Amendment I 1997 Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan (October 2003), and Amendment #2 1997 Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan May 31, 2012
  • Chesapeake Bay Oyster Management Plan (July 1989), Chesapeake Bay 1994 Oyster Fishery Management Plan (December 1994), 2004 Chesapeake Bay Oyster Management Plan (December 2005), and Amendment I to the 2004 Chesapeake Bay Oyster Management Plan (September 2010)
  • Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Management Plan (December 1989), and Amendment I 1998 Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan (CB SBFMP) (1998)
  • Chesapeake Bay Bluefish Management Plan (December 1990), and Amendment I of the 1990 Chesapeake Bay Program Bluefish Fishery Management Plan (October 2003)
  • Chesapeake Bay Weakfish and Spotted Sea Trout Management Plan (December 1990), and 2003 Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Weakfish (Cynoscion regalis) Fishery Management Plan (FMP) (December 2003)
  • Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Management Plan (December 1991) and Amendment I Chesapeake Bay Summer Flounder Management Plan (1998)
  • Chesapeake Bay Atlantic Croaker and Spot Fishery Management Plan (December 1991)
  • Chesapeake Bay American Eel Fishery Management Plan (December 1991)
  • Chesapeake Bay Black Drum Fishery Management Plan (September 1993)
  • Chesapeake Bay Red Drum Fishery Management Plan (September 1993)
  • Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast Horseshoe Crab Fishery Management Plan (1994)
  • Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan (October 1996)
  • Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast Tautog Fishery Management Plan (December 1998)
  • Maryland Tidewater Yellow Perch Fishery Management Plan (November 2002)
  • Coastal Bays Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan (September 2001)
  • Coastal Bays Hard Clam Fishery Management Plan (February 2002)

Oysters:

COMAR 08.02.04.15

Oyster Sanctuaries of the Chesapeake Bay and Its Tidal Tributaries September 2010

COMAR 08.02.04.17

Public Shellfish Fishery Areas of the Chesapeake Bay and Its Tidal Tributaries June 2012

Other Documents Referenced:

10.15.07.01

National Shellfish Sanitation Program Guide for the Control of Molluscan Shellfish, 2011 Revision, Section I. Purpose and Definitions and Section II. Model Ordinance, except for Chapter IV, Shellstock Growing Areas