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Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985

Version of section 51 from 2017-04-13 to 2022-09-26:


 In this Part,

Atlantic razor clam

Atlantic razor clam means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Ensis directus; (couteau de l’Atlantique)

clam

clam means the Atlantic razor clam, the soft-shell clam and the surf clam; (clam)

drag rake

drag rake means a device used in fishing for shellfish that is towed along the bed of the water by a vessel, but does not include a hydraulic device or a mechanical device; (râteau traînant)

hydraulic device

hydraulic device means a device used in fishing for shellfish whereby the shellfish are lifted from the bed of the water by the use of water under pressure; (dispositif hydraulique)

length

length[Repealed, SOR/2017-58, s. 14]

mechanical device

mechanical device means any device or equipment used in fishing for shellfish that is not

  • (a) a hand-held tool,

  • (b) a drag rake, or

  • (c) a hydraulic device; (dispositif mécanique)

mussel

mussel means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Mytilus edulis or Modiolus modiolus; (moule)

oyster

oyster means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Crassostrea virginica or Ostrea edulis; (huître)

shell height

shell height[Repealed, SOR/2017-58, s. 14]

soft-shell clam

soft-shell clam means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Mya arenaria; (mye)

Stimpson’s surf clam

Stimpson’s surf clam means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Mactromeris polynyma; (mactre de Stimpson)

surf clam

surf clam means the shellfish the scientific name of which is Spisula solidissima, but does not include the Stimpson’s surf clam. (mactre)

width

width[Repealed, SOR/2017-58, s. 14]

  • SOR/87-672, s. 3
  • SOR/93-61, s. 17
  • SOR/2003-314, s. 2
  • SOR/2017-58, s. 14
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