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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 2TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 57FISHERIES
SUBCHAPTER AHARMFUL OR POTENTIALLY HARMFUL FISH, SHELLFISH, AND AQUATIC PLANTS
RULE §57.115Transportation of Harmful or Potentially Harmful Exotic Species

(a) Transport of live harmful or potentially harmful exotic species is prohibited except by:

  (1) An aquaculturist in possession of a valid exotic species permit and an exotic species transport invoice;

  (2) a commercial shipper acting for the permit holder in possession of an exotic species transport invoice;

  (3) persons holding harmful or potentially harmful exotic species pursuant to limitations of §57.113 of this title (relating to Exceptions); or

  (4) persons transporting Mozambique tilapia or triploid grass carp to a private pond or facility subject to compliance with §57.116(d) of this title (relating to Exotic Species Transport Invoice).

(b) An aquaculturist transporting live triploid grass or black carp must have sales invoices which account for all triploid grass or black carp being transported and a copy of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service certification declaring that the carp being transported have been certified as being triploid in addition to meeting requirements of Chapter 134 of the Agriculture Code.


Source Note: The provisions of this §57.115 adopted to be effective January 2, 1997, 21 TexReg 12414; amended to be effective April 30, 2001, 26 TexReg 3219; amended to be effective December 26, 2006, 31 TexReg 10340; amended to be effective October 21, 2013, 38 TexReg 7310

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