Bred in Captivity or Captive-Bred Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 50 CFR 17.3 [Title 50 -- Wildlife and Fisheries; Chapter I -- United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior], the term Bred in captivity or captive-bred refers to "wildlife, including eggs, born or otherwise produced in captivity from parents that mated or otherwise transferred gametes in captivity, if reproduction is sexual, or from parents that were in captivity when development of the progeny began, if development is asexual.”