§ 75.2. Threatened species.

 (a)  General. The species of fish, amphibians, reptiles and invertebrates listed in subsections (b)—(d) are classified as threatened. 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 threatened:

   (1)  Mountain brook lamprey, Ichthyomyzon greeleyi.

   (2)  Bigmouth shiner, Notropis dorsalis.

   (3)  Southern redbelly dace, Phoxinus erythrogaster.

   (4)  Spotted sucker, Minytrema melanops.

   (5)  Brindled madtom, Noturus miurus.

   (6)  Bluebreasted darter, Etheostoma camurum.

   (7)  Spotted darter, Etheostoma maculatum.

   (8)  Tippecanoe darter, Etheostoma tippecanoe.

   (9)  Gilt darter, Percina evides.

   (10)  Chesapeake Logperch, Percina bimaculata.

 (c)  Amphibians and reptiles. The following species are threatened:

   (1)  Green Salamander, Aneides aeneus.

   (2)  Eastern Redbelly Turtle, Pseudemys rubriventris.

   (3)  Eastern Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus holbrookii.

 (d)  Invertebrates. The following species are threatened:

   (1)  Sheepnose mussel, Plethobasus cyphyus.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  75.2 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 §  75.2 adopted February 8, 1991, effective February 9, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 498; amended November 7, 1997, effective November 8, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 5779; amended September 17, 1999, effective September 18, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 4869; amended September 9, 2005, effective September 10, 2005, 35 Pa.B. 5010; amended March 6, 2009, effective March 7, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 1202; amended July 10, 2009, effective July 11, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 3442; amended March 19, 2010, effective March 20, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 1500; amended July 2, 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. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (368480) to (368481).

Cross References

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



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