In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
1. " Aquaculture" or " aquaculture facility" means the controlled propagation, growth and harvest of aquatic animals or plants, including fish, amphibians, shellfish, mollusks, crustaceans, algae and vascular plants.
2. " Aquatic animal or plant" means a cultured aquatic wildlife or plant propagated or maintained in an aquaculture facility for distribution or sale.
3. " Aquatic products" means aquatic animals and plants, or their by-products, that are produced, grown, managed, harvested or marketed.
4. " Aquatic wildlife" means amphibians, fish, mollusks, crustaceans and soft shelled turtles found in a state of nature.
5. " Associate director" means the associate director of the division.
6. " Container" means any restrictive enclosure used to contain aquatic products for handling, packing or shipping.
7. " Division" means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture.
8. " Fee fishing" means removing aquatic animals by any harvesting method from a privately controlled body of water as authorized by a direct or indirect payment of a fee.
9. " Lot" means one or more consolidated containers identified as a single item or unit.
10. " Owner" means the person in possession of and legally entitled to dispose of aquatic products.
11. " Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, group, company, society or association.
12. " Processor" means a person who receives and cleans, reshapes or containerizes live or dead aquatic animals or plants for distribution or resale.
13. " Propagate" means to breed or reproduce aquatic animals or plants or cause aquatic animals or plants to breed or reproduce.
14. " Supervisor" means the supervisor of aquaculture or the supervisor's authorized representative.
15. " Transporter" means a person that transports live aquatic animals or plants to persons who are licensed to resell, process or stock aquatic animals or plants.Section: Previous 3-2668 3-2669 3-2691 3-2692 3-2693 3-2694 3-2695 3-2901 3-2902 3-2903 3-2904 3-2905 3-2906 3-2907 3-2908 Next
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