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Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 190 from 2010-12-10 to 2021-03-17:

 The following definitions apply in this Part.

aquatic animal

aquatic animal means any finfish, mollusc or crustacean, or any part of a finfish, mollusc or crustacean at any life stage, as well as any germplasm of those animals. (animal aquatique)


eviscerated, in relation to a finfish, means that the internal organs, excluding the brain and gills, have been removed. (éviscéré)


finfish means any cold-blooded aquatic vertebrate possessing fins and gills. (poisson à nageoires)


germplasm means semen, male or female germ cells or genetic material taken from a male or female germ cell for the purpose of producing a zygote. (matériel génétique)


offal, in relation to an aquatic animal, means waste portions including the visceral and non-visceral organs, cut-offs and raw material. (abats)


species means, in respect of germplasm, the species of the aquatic animal that it is from. (espèce)

  • SOR/2010-296, s. 3

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