Mississippi Administrative Code
Title 22 - MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES
Part 8 - RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR OFFICIAL STANDARDS OF MEASURE AND DEFINITIONS FOR MARINE FISHERIES IN THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
Chapter 03 - Measures
Section 22-8-03-102 - Sec. 22-8-03-102

Universal Citation: MS Code of Rules 22-8-03-102

ยง 22-8-03-102.

Sack Oysters: 1.98 cubic feet (3435.4 cubic inches) of whole oysters in Mississippi shall be one (1) sack and the standard measure for said sack shall consist of a tub or other round vessel of the following dimensions. It shall measure 18 inches in diameter inside at the top, and 14 inches in diameter inside at the bottom, and 17 inches from bottom to top, the unit of such tub or sack measure to be in the shape of a frustum of a cone, the volume of which is determined by the formula: V = 1/3 Bh(rt2 + rb2 + rtrb) where V = Volume, B = 3.14, h = height, rt = top radius, rb = bottom radius. One (1) of these measures filled level to the top shall make one (1) sack.

(Amended March 22, 2019)
Disclaimer: These regulations may not be the most recent version. Mississippi may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.