(a) Under an aquatic farm license, a licensee may take minnow sperm, minnow eggs, and live minnows for aquatic farm purposes from public waters that have been tested for viral hemorrhagic septicemia when the testing indicates the disease is not present.
(b) A licensee may take sucker eggs and sperm only in approved waters with a sucker egg license endorsement as provided by section 17.4994.
Minnows from outside the state may not be imported live by a licensee for purposes other than processing or feeding aquatic farm fish. A transportation permit as prescribed under sections 17.4985, 17.4986, and 97C.515, subdivision 4, is required for importation.
NOTE: Subdivision 2 is repealed by Laws 2012, chapter 277, article 1, section 91, effective July 1, 2013. Laws 2012, chapter 277, article 1, section 91.
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