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6216.0250 PROHIBITED INVASIVE SPECIES.

Subpart 1.

Designation.

The species in subparts 2 to 5 and any hybrids, cultivars, or varieties of the species are designated as prohibited invasive species.

Subp. 2.

Aquatic plants.

The following aquatic plants are designated as prohibited invasive species:

A.

African oxygen weed (Lagarosiphon major) (Ridley) Moss ex Wagner;

B.

aquarium watermoss or giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta) Mitchell;

C.

Australian stonecrop (Crassula helmsii) (Kirk) Cockayne;

D.

brittle naiad (Najas minor) Allioni;

E.

curly-leaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) Linnaeus;

F.

Eurasian water milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) Linnaeus;

G.

European frog-bit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae) Linnaeus;

H.

flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus) Linnaeus;

I.

hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) (Carl von Linnaeus) Royle;

J.

Indian swampweed (Hygrophila polysperma) (Roxburgh) T. Anders;

K.

purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria, Lythrum virgatum, or any variety, hybrid, or cultivar thereof) Linnaeus;

L.

water aloe or water soldiers (Stratiotes aloides) Linnaeus; and

M.

water chestnut (Trapa natans) Linnaeus.

Subp. 2a.

Federal noxious weed list.

For purposes of this part, the aquatic plants listed in Code of Federal Regulations, title 7, section 360.200, are also designated as prohibited invasive species except for Chinese water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica) Forsskal.

Subp. 3.

Fish.

The following fish are designated as prohibited invasive species:

A.

bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) Richardson;

B.

black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) (Richardson) Peters;

C.

grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) Valenciennes;

D.

northern snakehead fish (Channa argus);

E.

round goby (Neogobius melanostomus);

F.

rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus) Linnaeus;

G.

ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernuus) Linnaeus;

H.

sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) Linnaeus;

I.

silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) Valenciennes;

J.

tubenose goby (Proterorhinus marmoratus) Pallas;

K.

white perch (Morone americana) Gmelin; and

L.

zander (Stizostedion lucioperca) Linnaeus.

Subp. 4.

Invertebrates.

The following invertebrates are designated as prohibited invasive species:

A.

New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) Gray; and

B.

zebra mussel (Dreissena spp.).

Subp. 5.

Mammals.

The following mammals are designated as prohibited invasive species:

A.

Asian raccoon dog, also known as finnraccoon (Nyctereutes procyonoides);

B.

Eurasian swine, European wild boar (Sus scrofa scrofa) Linnaeus;

C.

European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus); and

D.

nutria, any strain (Mycocastor coypu).

Statutory Authority:

MS s 84.9691; 84D.12

History:

20 SR 2292(NO. 43); L 1996 c 385 art 2 s 7; 22 SR 2076; 28 SR 629; L 2004 c 243 s 40; 32 SR 724

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

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