Aquatic animal export: certification requirements for Mexico
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The following certificates are available:
- Aquatic Animal Health Certificate for the Export of Dead Crustaceans for Aquatic Animal Feed from Canada to Mexico (AQAH-1021)
- Aquatic Animal Health Certificate for the Export of Dead Crustaceans (Krill, Euphasia spp.) from Canada to Mexico (AQAH-1022)
- Aquatic Animal Health Certificate for the Export of Live Molluscs for Aquaculture or Ornamental Display from Canada to Mexico (AQAH-1035)
- Aquatic Animal Health and Sanitary Certificate for the Export of Live Crustaceans from Canada to Mexico (AQAH-1062)
- At this time, certificate (AQAH-1021) only applies to export of dead crustaceans for aquatic animal feed.
- Certificate (AQAH-1022) only applies to dead krill, Euphasia species only, harvested in Canadian waters. If the Euphasia species was not harvested in Canadian waters, or for any other species of dead crustaceans for purposes of aquatic animal feed please use Aquatic Animal Health Certificate (AQAH 1021)
- Currently, certificate (AQAH-1035) only applies to export of the following species of live aquatic animals or their germplasm (Crassostrea gigas, Ostrea edulis, Crassostrea virginica, Mytilus edulis, Mytilus californiensis and Ruditapes (Venerupis) philippinarum)) for purposes of aquaculture or ornamental display.
- Sampling / testing may be required.
- Currently, certificate (AQAH-1062) only applies to live crustacean species destined for human consumption.
- There may be existing certificates or additional information from the Fish and Seafood program. However, for the specific commodities above, an aquatic animal health certificate is required.
- To request an export certificate outlined above or if you require any other information on aquatic animal health export certification, please contact your CFIA Area Office.
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