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6216.0260 REGULATED INVASIVE SPECIES.

Subpart 1.

Designation.

The species in subparts 2 to 5 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; and

F.

yellow iris or yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus) Linnaeus.

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, Oneochromis, Sartheradon spp.).

Subp. 4.

Invertebrates.

The following invertebrates are designated as regulated invasive species:

A.

Chinese mystery snail, Japanese trap door snail (Cipangopaludina spp.) Hannibal;

B.

rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) Girard; and

C.

spiny water flea (Bythotrephes cederstroemi) Schoedler.

Subp. 5.

Birds.

The following birds are designated as regulated invasive species:

A.

Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiaus) Linne;

B.

mute swan (Cygnus olor) Gmelin; and

C.

Sichuan pheasant (Phasianus colchicus strachi).

Statutory Authority:

MS s 84D.12

History:

22 SR 2076; 28 SR 629; L 2004 c 243 s 40; 32 SR 724

Published Electronically:

August 3, 2012

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