4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-252-200 - Inspection of facilities; diseased fish

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

A. Inspections. Agents of the commission and the Department of Wildlife Resources are authorized to make periodic inspection of the facilities and the stock of each operation permitted under this section. Every person engaged in the business of striped bass aquaculture shall allow such inspection at any reasonable time.
B. Diseased fish. No person permitted under this chapter shall maintain in the permitted facility any fish which shows evidence of any contagious disease listed in the most current list by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service as "certifiable diseases," except for the period required for application of standard treatment procedures or for approved disposition.
C. Disposition. No person permitted under this chapter shall sell or otherwise transfer possession of any striped bass or hybrid striped bass which shows evidence of a "certifiable disease" to any person, except that such transfer may be made to a fish pathologist for examination and diagnosis.


4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-252-200
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 8, eff. December 6, 1996; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 36, Issue 26, eff. 8/1/2020.

Statutory Authority: § 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

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