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Health of Animals Regulations

Version of section 190 from 2021-03-18 to 2024-05-01:

 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)

Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals List

Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals List means the document entitled Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals that is published on the Agency’s website, as amended from time to time. (liste des espèces d’animaux aquatiques vulnérables)

  • SOR/2010-296, s. 3
  • SOR/2021-41, s. 2

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