22. Fish, the noun. “Fish” means a cold-blooded, completely aquatic vertebrate characteristically having gills, fins and an elongated streamlined body usually covered with scales and includes any physical part of a fish. The term refers to fish living predominantly in inland waters and to anadromous and catadromous fish while in inland waters. Whenever the name of a fish, such as “bass” or “trout,” is used, it means the named fish or any of its physical parts. 71. Wildlife. “Wildlife” means any species of the animal kingdom, except fish, that is wild by nature, whether or not bred or reared in captivity, and includes any part, egg or offspring of the animal, or the dead body or parts of the animal. “Wildlife” includes wild animals and wild birds.
Citation: 12 M.R.S. § 10001