Invertebrates - Included in Definitions - New York

6. a.  “Wildlife” means wild game and all other animal life existing in a wild state, except fish, shellfish and crustacea., 7.  “Protected insect” means any insect with respect to the taking of which restrictions are imposed by the Fish and Wildlife Law or regulations of the department pursuant thereto., 9.  “Shellfish” means oysters, scallops, and all kinds of clams and mussels.

Citation: NY CLS ECL § 11-0103