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6216.0260 REGULATED INVASIVE SPECIES.

Subpart 1.

Designation.

The species in subparts 2 to 6 are designated as regulated invasive species.

Subp. 2.

Aquatic plants.

The following aquatic plants are designated as regulated invasive species:

A.

Brazilian waterweed (Egeria densa) Planchon;

B.

Carolina fanwort or fanwort (Cabomba caroliniana) A. Gray;

C.

Chinese water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica) Forsskal;

D.

parrot's feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum) (da Conceicao Vellozo) Verdcourt;

E.

nonnative waterlilies (Nymphaea spp.) Linnaeus, or any variety, hybrid, or cultivar thereof. Native Minnesota waterlilies are: Nymphaea odorata Aiton subsp. odorata Aiton, N. leibergii Morong, and N. odorata Aiton subsp. tuberosa (Paine) Wiersema & Hellquist;

F.

yellow iris or yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus) Linnaeus; and

G.

water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) Solms.

Subp. 3.

Fish.

The following fish are designated as regulated invasive species:

A.

alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) Wilson;

B.

common carp, koi (Cyprinus carpio) Linnaeus;

C.

goldfish (Carassius auratus) Linnaeus;

D.

rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) Mitchell; and

E.

tilapia (Tilapia, Oreochromis, Sarotherodon spp.).

Subp. 4.

Invertebrates.

The following invertebrates are designated as regulated invasive species:

A.

banded mystery snail (Viviparus georgianus) I. Lea;

B.

Chinese mystery snail, Japanese trap door snail (Cipangopaludina spp.) Hannibal or (Bellamya chinensis) Reeve;

C.

rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) Girard; and

D.

spiny waterflea (Bythotrephes longimanus) Leydig.

Subp. 5.

Birds.

The following birds are designated as regulated invasive species:

A.

Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) Linne;

B.

mute swan (Cygnus olor) Gmelin; and

C.

Sichuan pheasant (Phasianus colchicus strauchi).

Subp. 6.

Reptiles.

The following reptile is designated as a regulated invasive species: red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) Wied-Neuweid.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.388; 84.027; 84D.12

History:

22 SR 2076; 28 SR 629; L 2004 c 243 s 40; 32 SR 724; 38 SR 1706; L 2014 c 289 s 69; 41 SR 113; 43 SR 683

Published Electronically:

January 10, 2019