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OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER V. RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER C. INVASIVE SPECIES
PART 575. PROHIBITED AND REGULATED INVASIVE SPECIES
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575.4 Regulated invasive species.
(a) Regulated invasive species are identified in this section by scientific and common names and by specific categories of species.
(b) Except as otherwise provided by this Part, no person shall knowingly introduce into a free-living state or introduce by a means that one knew or should have known would lead to the introduction into a free-living state any regulated invasive species, although such species shall be legal to possess, sell, buy, propagate and transport.
(c) Identification of regulated species.
(1) Algae and cyanobacteria. The following algae and cyanobacteria invasive species are regulated:
Scientific Name Common Name
(i) Cylindrospermopsis raciborskiiCylindro
(ii) Grateloupia turuturuRed Algae
(2) Plants. The following plant invasive species are regulated:
Scientific Name Common Name
(i) Acer platanoidesNorway Maple
(ii) Clematis ternifloraJapanese Virgin's Bower
(iii) Euonymus alatusBurning Bush
(iv) Euonymus fortuneiWinter Creeper
(v) Miscanthus sinensisChinese Silver Grass
(vi) Robinia pseudoacaciaBlack Locust
(3) Fish. The following fish invasive species are regulated:
Scientific Name Common Name
(i) Carassius auratusGoldfish
(ii) Cyprinella lutrensisRed Shiner
(iii) Cyprinus carpioCommon Carp, Koi
(iv) Gymnocephalus cernuusRuffe
(v) Monopterus albusAsian Swamp Eel
(vi) Oreochromis aureusBlue Tilapia
(vii) Oreochromis niloticusNile Tilapia
(viii) Pterois milesCommon Lionfish
(ix) Pterois volitansRed Lionfish
(x) Sander lucioperca (Stizostedion lucioperca)Zander
(xi) Scardinius erythrophthalmus Rudd
(4) Aquatic invertebrates. The following aquatic invertebrate invasive species are regulated:
Scientific Name Common Name
(i) Carcinus maenasEuropean Green Crab
(ii) Daphnia lumholtziWater Flea
(iii) Hemigrapsus takanoi (H. penicillatus)Brush-clawed Shore Crab, Grapsid Crab
(5) Terrestrial and aquatic vertebrates. The following terrestrial and aquatic vertebrate invasive species are regulated:
Scientific Name Common Name
(i) Alopochen aegyptiacusEgyptian Goose
(ii) Cairina moschataMuscovy Duck
(iii) Myiopsitta monachusMonk Parakeet
(iv) Oryctolagus cuniculusEuropean Rabbit
(v) Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared Slider
(vi) Xenopus laevisAfrican Clawed Frog
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