Instructions for Part II.2 of Health Certificate for Imports of Fishery Products Intended for Human Consumption (EU)

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Only part II.2 under the health attestation section (page 2 of 3 of the certificate) is stricken for all exports except commodities that meet all of the following:

  • are of aquaculture origin;
  • are whole, uneviscerated fish;
  • are not packaged for retail;
  • are one of the following species:

Part II of the Notes should be left intact and must not be stricken out as they are part of the health certificate.

Scientific Name Common Name
Oncorhynchus spp. All Pacific salmon (chum, coho, masou, sockeye, pink, chinook)
Salmo salar Atlantic salmon
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow trout
Salmo trutta Brown trout / Sea trout
Clupea spp. Herring
Gadus aeglefinus Haddock
Gadus macrocephalus Pacific cod
Gadus morhua Atlantic cod
Perca fluviatilis Redfin perch
Coregonus sp. Whitefish
Esox lucius Pike
Onos mustelus Rockling
Scophthalmus maximus Turbot
Sprattus sprattus Sprat
Thymallus thymallus Grayling
Cyprinus carpio Common carp / Koi carp
Decapoda All decapod crustaceans
Catla catla
Channa Snakehead
Labeo Labeo / carp
Mastacembelus Spiny eel
Mugil Mullet
Puntius Barb
Trichogaster Gourami

If the shipment meets the above-listed conditions, contact the Aquatic Animal Health Export Program for further instruction on issuance of the certificate.

Aquaculture (as defined by Council Directive 2006/88/EC), means the rearing or cultivation of aquatic organisms using techniques designed to increase the production of those organisms beyond the natural capacity of the environment and where the organisms remain the property of one or more natural or legal persons throughout the rearing or culture stages, up to and including harvesting.

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