CHAPTER-3 : FISH AND CRUSTCEANS, MOLLUSCS AND OTHER AQATIC INVERTEBRATES
Notes :

1. This Chapter does not cover :

  1. Mammals of heading 0106;
  2. Meat of mammals of heading 0106 ( heading 0208 or 0210);
  3. Fish (including livers and roes thereof) or crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, dead and unfit or unsuitable for human consumption by reason of either their species or their condition (Chapter 5); flours, meals or pellets of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, unfit for human consumption (heading 2301); or
  4. Caviar or caviar substitutes prepared from fish eggs (heading 1604)

2. In this Chapter, the term “pellets” means products which have been agglomerated either directly by compression or by the addition of a small quantity of binder.

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Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

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0301

Live Fish

0301 10 00

Ornamental Fish

Other Live Fish :

Restricted

 

0301 91 00

Trout ( Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarki, Oncorhynchus aguabonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster)

Restricted

 

0301 92 00

Eels (Anguilla spp.)

Restricted

 

0301 93 00

Carp

Restricted

 

0301 99 00

Other

Restricted

 

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0302

Fish, fresh or chilled, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 0304
Salmonidae, excluding livers and roes:

0302 11 00

Trout (Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarki, Oncorhynchus aguabonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster)

Free

 

0302 12 00

Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, Oncorhynchus keta, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, Oncorhynchus kisutch, Oncorhynchus masou and Oncorhynchus rhodurus), Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Danube salmon (Hucho hucho)

Free

 

0302 19 00

Other
Flat fish (Pleuronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, Soleidae, Scophthalmidae and Citharidae), excluding livers and
Roes :

Free

 

0302 21 00

Halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, Hippoglossus stenolepis)

Free

 

0302 22 00

Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)

Free

 

0302 23 00

Sole (Solea spp.)

Free

 

0302 29 00

Other


Tunas (of the genus Thunnus), skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito [Euthynnus (Katsuwonus) pelamis], excluding livers and Roes :

Free

 

0302 31 00

Albacore or longfinned tunas (Thunnus alalunga)

Free

 

0302 32 00

Yellowfin tunas (Thunnus albacares)

Free

 

0302 33 00

Skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito

Free

 

0302 34 00

Bigeye tunas (thunnus obesus)

Free

 

0302 35 00

Bluefin tunas (thunnus thynnus)

Free

 

0302 36 00

Southern bluefin tunas (Thunnus maccoyii)

Free

 

0302 39 00

Other

Free

 

0302 40 00

Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii), excluding livers and roes

Free

 

0302 50 00

Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus), excluding livers and roes

Other fish, excluding livers and roes :

Free

 

0302 61 00

Sardines (Sardina pilchardus, Sardinops spp.), sardinella (Sardinella spp.), brisling or sprats (Sprattus sprattus)

Free

 

0302 62 00

Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

Free

 

0302 63 00

Coalfish (Pollachius virens)

Free

 

0302 64 00

Mackerel (Scomber scombrus, Scomber austral asicus, Scomber japonicus)

Free

 

0302 65 00

Dogfish and other sharks

Free

 

0302 66 00

Eels (Anguilla spp.)

Free

 

0302 69

Other:

 

 

0302 69 10

Hilsa

Free

 

0302 69 20

Dara

Free

 

0302 69 30

Pomfret

Free

 

0302 69 90

Other

Free

 

0302 70 00

Livers and roes

Free

 

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0303

Fish, frozen, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading No.0304
Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, Oncorhynchus keta, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, Oncorhynchus kisutch, Oncorhynchus masou and Oncorhynchus rhodurus), excluding livers and roes:

0303 11 00

Sockeye salmon (red salmon)(oncorhynchus nerka)

Free

 

0303 19 00

Other

Other salmonidae, excluding livers and roes:

Free

 

0303 21 00

Trout (Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarki, Oncorhynchus aguabonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster)

Free

 

0303 22 00

Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Danube salmon (Hucho hucho)

Free

 

0303 29 00

Other

Flat fish (Pleuronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, Soleidae, Scophthalmidae and Citharidae), excluding livers and
roes :

Free

 

0303 31 00

Halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, Hippoglossus stenolepis)

Free

 

0303 32 00

Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)

Free

 

0303 33 00

Sole (Solea spp.)

Free

 

0303 39 00

Other

Tunas (of the genus Thunnus), skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito (Euthynnus (Katsuwonus) pelamis), excluding livers and roes :

Free

 

0303 41 00

Albacore or longfinned tunas (Thunnus alalunga)

Free

 

0303 42 00

Yellowfin tunas (Thunnus albacares)

Free

 

0303 43 00

Skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito

Free

 

0303 44 00

Bigeye tunas (thunnus obesus)

Free

 

0303 45 00

Bluefin tunes (thunnus thynnus)

Free

 

0303 46 00

Southern bluefin tunas (thunnus maccoyii)

Free

 

0303 49 00

Other

Free

 

0303 50 00

Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii), excluding livers and roes

Free

 

0303 60 00

Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus), excluding livers and roes
Other fish, excluding livers and roes :

Free

 

0303 71 00

Sardines (Sardina pilchardus, Sardinops spp.), sardinella (Sardinella spp.), brisling or sprats (Sprattus sprattus)

Free

 

0303 72 00

Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

Free

 

0303 73 00

Coalfish (Pollachius virens)

Free

 

0303 74 00

Mackerel (Scomber scombrus, Scomber austral asicus, Scomber japonicus)

Free

 

0303 75 00

Dogfish and other sharks

Free

 

0303 76 00

Eels (Anguilla spp.)

Free

 

0303 77 00

Sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax, Dicentrarchus punctatus)

Free

 

0303 78 00

Hake (Merluccius spp., Urophycis spp.)

Free

 

0303 79

Other

 

 

0303 79 10

Hilsa

Free

 

0303 79 20

Dara

Free

 

0303 79 30

Ribbon Fish

Free

 

0303 79 40

Seer

Free

 

0303 79 50

Pomfret (white/silver or black)

Free

 

0303 79 60

Ghole

Free

 

0303 79 70

Threadfin

Free

 

0303 79 80

Croacker,Grouper, Hounder
Other:

Free

 

0303 79 91

Edible fishmaws of Wild Life.

Free

 

0303 79 92

Edible shark fins of Wild Life

Free

 

0303 79 99

Other

Free

 

0303 80

Livers and roes:

 

 

0303 80 10

Egg/egg yolk of fish including shrimps

Free

 

0303 80 90

Other

Free

 

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0304

Fish fillets and other fish meat (whether or not minced), fresh, chilled or frozen

0304 10 00

Fresh or chilled

Free

 

0304 20

Frozen fillets:

 

 

0304 20 10

Hilsa

Free

 

0304 20 20

Shark

Free

 

0304 20 30

Seer

Free

 

0304 20 40

Tuna

Free

 

0304 20 50

Cuttle fish

Free

 

0304 20 90

Other

Free

 

0304 90 00

Other

Free

 

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0305

Fish, dried, salted or in brine; smoked fish, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets, of fish fit for human consumption

0305 10 00

Flours, meals and pellets, of fish fit for human consumption

Free

 

0305 20 00

Livers and roes of fish, dried, smoked, salted or in brine

Free

 

0305 30 00

Fish fillets, dried, salted or in brine, but not smoked

Smoked fish, including fillets :

Free

 

 

 

 

 

0305 41 00

Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, Oncorhynchus keta, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, Oncorhynchus kisutch, Oncorhynchus masou and Oncorhynchus rhodurus), excluding livers and roes

Free

 

0305 42 00

Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii)

Free

 

0305 49 00

Other

Dried fish, whether or not salted but not smoked :

Free

 

0305 51 00

Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)

Free

 

0305 59

Other:

 

 

0305 59 10

Mumbai Duck

Free

 

0305 59 20

Seer without head

Free

 

0305 59 30

Sprats

Free

 

0305 59 90

Other

Fish, salted but not dried or smoked and fish in brine :

Free

 

0305 61 00

Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii)

Free

 

0305 62 00

Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)

Free

 

0305 63 00

Anchovies (Engraulis spp.)

Free

 

0305 69

Other:

 

 

0305 69 10

Mumbai duck

Free

 

0305 69 20

Seer without head

Free

 

0305 69 30

Sprats

Free

 

0305 69 90

Other

Free

 

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0306

Crustaceans, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; crustaceans, in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling in water, whether or not chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; flours, meals and pellets, of crustaceans, fit for human consumption

Frozen :

0306 11 00

Rock lobster and other sea craw fish (Palinurus spp., Panulirus spp., Jasus spp.)

Free

 

0306 12

Lobsters (Homarus spp.):

 

 

0306 12 10

Whole cooked

Free

 

0306 12 90

Other

Free

 

0306 13

Shrimps and prawns:

Shrimps (scampi)-macrobactium:

 

 

0306 13 11

AFD Shrimp

Free

 

0306 13 19

Other

Free

 

0306 13 20

Prawns

Free

 

0306 14 00

Crabs

Free

 

0306 19 00

Other, including flours, meals and pellets, of crustaceans, fit for human consumption

Not frozen :

Free

 

0306 21 00

Rock lobster and other sea craw fish (Palinurus spp., Panulirus spp., Jasus spp.)

Free

 

0306 22 00

Lobsters (Homarus spp.)

Free

 

0306 23

Shrimps and prawns:

 

 

0306 23 10

Powdered

Free

 

0306 23 90

Other

Free

 

0306 24 00

Crabs

Free

 

0306 29 00

Other, including flours, meals and pellets, of crustaceans, fit for human consumption

Free

 

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0307

Molluscs, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans and molluscs, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; flours, meals and pellets of aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans, fit for human consumption

0307 10 00

Oysters

Scallops, including queen scallops, of the genera Pecten, Chlamys or Placopecten :

Free

 

0307 21 00

Live, fresh or chilled

Free

 

0307 29 00

Other


Mussels (Mytilus spp., Perna spp.) :

Free

 

0307 31 00

Live, fresh or chilled

Free

 

0307 39

Other:

 

 

0307 39 10

Clams, clam meat (bivalves-Victorita, spp., Mertrix spp. and Katalysia spp.

Free

 

0307 39 90

Other

Cuttle fish (Sepia officinalis, Rossia macrosoma, Septiola spp.) and squid (Ommastrephes spp., Loligo spp., Nototodarus spp., Sepioteuthis spp.) :

Free

 

0307 41

Live, fresh and chilled:

 

 

0307 41 10

Cuttle fish

Free

 

0307 41 20

Squid

Free

 

0307 49

Other:

 

 

0307 49 10

Squid tubes - frozen

Free

 

0307 49 20

Whole squids - frozen

Free

 

0307 49 30

Dried squids

Free

 

0307 49 90

Other

Octopus (Octopus spp.) :

Free

 

0307 51 00

Live, fresh or chilled

Free

 

0307 59 00

Other

Free

 

0307 60 00

Snails, other than sea snails

Other, including flours, meals and pellets, of aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans, fit for human consumption :

Free

 

0307 91 00

Live, fresh or chilled

Free

 

0307 99

Other:

 

 

0307 99 10

Sea shell flesh

Free

 

0307 99 20

Jelly fish (Rhopelina Spp.,) dried salted or frozen

Free

 

0307 99 90

Other

Free

 

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Import Licensing Notes

(1) (1) An application for grant of a licence for import of Animals, Birds and Reptiles (including their parts and products) may be made in the form given in Appendix-8 of the Handbook of Procedures Vol.I, to the Director General of Foreign Trade alongwith the recommendation of the Chief Wild Life Warden of the State concerned

(2) Import of Wild Animals (including their parts and products) as defined in the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 is prohibited.

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