Section 7332 Of Article 2. Clams Generally, Mollusks, And Crustaceans From California Fish And Game Code >> Division 6. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 2.

. No instrument capable of being used to dig clams may be possessed between one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise, on any beach of this State, except tools and implements used in the work of cleaning, repairing, or maintaining such beach when possessed by a person authorized by appropriate authority to perform such work.