§ 75.1. Endangered species.

 (a)  General. The species of fish, amphibians and reptiles and invertebrates listed in subsections (b)—(d) are classified endangered. The catching, taking, killing, possessing, importing to or exporting from this Commonwealth, selling, offering for sale or purchasing of any individual of these species, alive or dead, or any part thereof, without a special permit from the Executive Director is prohibited.

 (b)  Fish. The following species are endangered:

   (1)  Northern brook lamprey, Ichthyomyzon fossor.

   (2)  Shortnose sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum.

   (3)  Lake sturgeon, Acipenser fulvescens.

   (4)  Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrhynchus.

   (5)  Spotted gar, Lepisosteus oculatus.

   (6)  Hickory shad, Alosa mediocris.

   (7)  Cisco, Coregonus artedi.

   (8)  Northern redbelly dace, Phoxinus eos.

   (9)  Gravel chub, Erimystax x-punctatus.

   (10)  Bridle shiner, Notropis bifrenatus.

   (11)  River shiner, Notropis blennius.

   (12)  Ghost shiner, Notropis buchanani.

   (13)  Ironcolor shiner, Notropis chalybaeus.

   (14)  Blackchin shiner, Notropis heterodon.

   (15)  Redfin shiner, Lythrurus umbratilis.

   (16)  Longnose sucker, Catostomus catostomus.

   (17)  Bigmouth buffalo, Ictiobus cyprinellus.

   (18)  Black bullhead, Amerius melas.

   (19)  Mountain madtom, Noturus eleutherus.

   (20)  Tadpole madtom, Noturus gyrinus.

   (21)  Northern madtom, Noturus stigmosus.

   (22)  Burbot, Lota lota (inland populations only).

   (23)  Threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus.

   (24)  Banded sunfish, Enneacanthus obesus.

   (25)  Warmouth, Lepomis gulosus.

   (26)  Longear sunfish, Lepomis megalotis.

   (27)  Iowa darter, Etheostoma exile.

   (28)  Eastern sand darter, Etheostoma pellucida.

   (29)  Hornyhead chub, Nocomis biguttaus.

 (c)  Reptiles and amphibians. The following species are endangered:

   (1)  Bog Turtle, Glyptemys muhlenbergii.

   (2)  New Jersey Chorus Frog, Pseudacris kalmi.

   (3)  Southern Leopard Frog, Lithobates sphenocephalus utricularius.

   (4)  Massasauga Rattlesnake, Sistrurus catenatus.

   (5)  Kirtland’s Snake, Clonophis kirtlandii.

   (6)  Eastern Mud Salamander, Pseudotrion m. montanus.

   (7)  Rough Green Snake, Opheodrys aestivus.

   (8)  Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans.

   (9)  Blue-spotted Salamander, Ambystoma laterale.

   (10)  Eastern Mud Turtle, Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum.

 (d)  Invertebrates. The following species are endangered:

   (1)  Northern riffleshell mussel, Epioblasma torulosa rangiana.

   (2)  Clubshell mussel, Pleurobema clava.

   (3)  Dwarf wedgemussel, Alasmidonta heterodon.

   (4)  Eastern pearlshell mussel, Margaritifera margaritifera.

   (5)  Rabbitsfoot mussel, Quadrula cylindrica cylindrical.

   (6)  Snuffbox mussel, Epioblasma triquetra.

   (7)  Salamander mussel, Simpsonaias ambigua.

   (8)  Round hickorynut mussel, Obovaria subrotunda.

   (9)  Pistolgrip mussel, Quadrula verrucosa.

   (10)  Rayed bean mussel, Villosa fabalis.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  75.1 amended under the Fish and Boat Code, 30 Pa.C.S. § §  2102 and 2305; and section 506 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  186).

Source

   The provisions of this §  75.1 adopted January 6, 1984, effective January 7, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 46; amended February 8, 1991, effective February 9, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 498; amended April 15, 1994, effective April 16, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 1958; amended September 17, 1999, effective September 18, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 4869; amended July 18, 2003, effective July 19, 2003, 33 Pa.B. 3496; amended September 9, 2005, effective September 10, 2005, 35 Pa.B. 5010; amended July 10, 2009, effective July 11, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 3442; amended January 29, 2010, effective January 30, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 620; amended March 19, 2010, effective March 20, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 1500; amended July 3, 2010, effective July 3, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 3664; amended December 21, 2012, effective December 22, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 7684; amended December 6, 2013, effective December 7, 2013, 43 Pa.B. 7085; amended September 2, 2016, effective September 3, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 5731. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (369389) to (369390).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  128.102 (relating to protected designated areas).



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