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Article 3(a)

SCHEDULE 1RECORDS IN RELATION TO THE PREVENTION, CONTROL AND REDUCTION OF PARASITES

1.  A record of all training undertaken by each person working there in relation to–

(a)parasite identification;

(b)counting of parasites;

(c)recording of such counts;

(d)biology and life-cycle of parasites; and

(e)symptoms of parasite infection in fish.

2.  A record of the number of parasites counted in the course of a weekly count of parasites including–

(a)the name of each person making the count;

(b)the date of the count;

(c)the number of fish sampled per facility;

(d)the identification number of each facility from which a sample of fish is taken;

(e)the water temperature as measured at the half way point of the depth of the facility containing the fish sampled;

(f)the number of parasites counted on the fish sampled per facility and the stages of the life-cycle of the parasites counted, those stages for Caligus elongatus being mobiles and for lepeophtheirus salmonis being non-gravid mobiles and gravid females; and

(g)the reason for not conducting a weekly count of parasites in the event that such a count is not undertaken in any week.

3.  A record of particulars relating to the administration of any medicinal product to farmed fish, which record shall be prepared as soon as practicable after administration of the product and including–

(a)the date of administration;

(b)the identity of the product;

(c)the concentration and amount of the product;

(d)the method of administration of the product;

(e)the identification number of all facilities which have been the subject of administration of the product; and

(f)the name of the person who administered the product.

4.  A record of particulars relating to any other methods employed to control parasites or treat their impact including–

(a)the nature of the method employed;

(b)the date the method was employed;

(c)the identification number of all facilities which were the subject of the method; and

(d)the name of the person employing such other method.

5.  In respect of any management area operated in accordance with the Code of Good Practice for Scottish Finfish Aquaculture F1 within which a person carries on the business of fish farming, a record of–

(a)the name of each person who is a member of any group involved in co-ordinating a strategy for control and treatment of parasites;

(b)the name of any person nominated to act as co-ordinator of a group referred to in sub-paragraph (a); and

(c)any decision taken at a meeting held by a group referred to in sub-paragraph (a) regarding action to be taken in relation to prevention, control and reduction of parasites.

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Amendments (Textual)

F1The Code of Good Practice for Scottish Finfish Aquaculture was published by the Scottish Executive on 15th March 2006 and may be found on

www.scottishsalmon.co.uk/dlDocs/CoGp.pdf.