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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 41 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 400. Definitions

5 AAC 41.400. Definitions

Unless the context requires otherwise, in 5 AAC 41.200 - 5 AAC 41.400,

(1) "aquatic farm" has the meaning given in AS 16.40.199 ;

(2) "aquatic farm product" has the meaning given in AS 16.40.199 ;

(3) "aquatic farm site" means a tract of land permitted and used for commercial production of aquatic farm products;

(4) "broodstock" means specimens of a species collected to produce seed stock;

(5) "commissioner" means the commissioner of fish and game;

(6) "culture" means to use or the use of methods to manipulate the biology and the physical habitat of a desired species to optimize survival, density, growth rates, uniformity of size, and use of the available habitat, and to efficiently produce a product suitable for a commercial market;

(7) "department" means the Department of Fish and Game;

(8) "established use"

(A) means a

(i) commercial fishery that is subject to limited entry under AS 16.43, or to permit, registration, management, or other authorization requirements under this title;

(ii) sport fishery that occurs with historical regularity, as indicated by department field surveys, creel census sampling, sport use surveys, or other reliable sources of information or validated testimony;

(iii) personal use fishery that occurs with historical regularity, as indicated by personal use permit reports, department field surveys, personal use surveys, or other reliable sources of information or validated testimony;

(iv) subsistence fishery that occurs with historical regularity, as indicated by subsistence permit reports, department field surveys, community use surveys, or other reliable sources of information or validated testimony;

(B) does not include an experimental fishery;

(9) "hatchery" has the meaning given in AS 16.40.199 ;

(10) "improve the productivity" means to increase the abundance or harvestable biomass of a species over time;

(11) "insignificant population" has the meaning given in AS 16.40.199 ;

(12) "positive control" has the meaning given in AS 16.40.199 ;

(13) "predator exclusion" means to hinder or prevent a predator from reaching or consuming aquatic farm products;

(14) "seed stock" means life stages of invertebrates that require a period of culture under positive control before reaching marketable size or quality;

(15) "shellfish" has the meaning given in AS 16.40.199 ;

(16) "species intended for culture" means the species of aquatic plant or animal that an applicant proposes to culture under positive control;

(17) "stock" has the meaning given in AS 16.40.199 ;

(18) "wild stock" means animals or plants that seed and occupy a site through natural processes.

History: Eff. 4/10/88, Register 106; am 8/12/89, Register 111; am 6/17/2001, Register 158; am 5/19/2005, Register 174; am 11/25/2005, Register 176

Authority: AS 16.05.020

AS 16.05.092

AS 16.05.340

AS 16.40.100

AS 16.40.160


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