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[F1SCHEDULE 9E+W+S Animals and Plants to which Section 14 Applies

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Part IE+W+S [F2NON-NATIVE] Animals which are established in the wild

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F2Words in Sch. 9 Pt. I heading inserted (E.W.) (5.3.2015 for E.) by Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), ss. 24(2), 57(4); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(b)

Common nameScientific name
Bass, Large-mouthed BlackMicropterus salmoides
Bass, RockAmbloplites rupestris
BitterlingRhodeus sericeus
[F3[F4Boar, Wild]][F3[F4Sus scrofa]]
F5. . .F5. . .
[F4Capercaillie][F4Tetrao urogallus]
[F3[F4Chough]][F3[F4Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax]]
[F3[F4Corncrake]][F3[F4Crex crex]]
F5. . .F5. . .
[F3Crab, Chinese Mitten][F3Eriocheir sinensis]
[F6Crayfish, Noble] [F6Astacus astacus]
[F3[F4Crane, Common]][F3[F4Grus grus]]
[F3Crayfish, Red Swamp][F3Procambarus clarkii]
[F6Crayfish, Signal] [F6Pacifastacus leniusculus]
[F3Crayfish, Spiny-cheek][F3Orconectes limosus]
[F6Crayfish, Turkish] [F6Astacus leptodactylus]
[F3Deer, Chinese Water][F3Hydropotes inermis]
[F7Deer, Muntjac][F7Muntiacus reevesi]
[F6Deer, Sika] [F6Cervus nippon]
[F8 Deer, any hybrid one of whose parents or other lineal ancestor was a Sika Deer][F8 Any hybrid of Cervus nippon]
F5. . .F5. . .
F5. . .F5. . .
Dormouse, FatGlis glis
Duck, Carolina WoodAix sponsa
Duck, MandarinAix galericulata
Duck, RuddyOxyura jamaicensis
[F4Eagle, White-tailed][F4Haliaetus albicilla]
[F3Flatworm][F3Kontikia andersoni]
[F3Flatworm][F3Kontikia ventrolineata]
[F3Flatworm, Australian][F3Australoplana sanguinea]
[F6Flatworm, New Zealand] [F6Artiposthia triangulata]
Frog, EdibleRana esculenta
Frog, European Tree (otherwise known as Common tree frog)Hyla arborea
Frog, MarshRana ridibunda
F5. . .F5. . .
[F3Goose, Bar-headed][F3Anser indicus]
[F3Goose, Barnacle][F3Branta leucopsis]
Goose, CanadaBranta canadensis
Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus
[F3Goose, Emperor][F3Anser canagicus]
[F3Goose, Snow][F3Anser caerulescens]
[F3[F4Goshawk]][F3[F4Accipiter gentilis]]
Heron, NightNycticorax nycticorax
[F3[F4Kite, Red]][F3[F4Milvus milvus]]
[F3Limpet, Slipper][F3Crepidula fornicata]
Lizard, Common WallPodarcis muralis
Marmot, Prairie (otherwise known as Prairie dog)Cynomys
Mink, AmericanMustela vison
Newt, AlpineTriturus alpestris
[F6Newt, Italian Crested] [F6Triturus carnifex]
[F9[F4Owl, Barn]] [F9[F4Tyto alba]]
[F3Owl, Eagle][F3Bubo bubo]
[F3Oyster Drill, American][F3Urosalpinx cinerea]
[F3Parakeet, Monk][F3Myiopsitta monachus]
Parakeet, Ring-neckedPsittacula krameri
Partridge, ChukarAlectoris chukar
Partridge, RockAlectoris graeca
Pheasant, GoldenChrysolophus pictus
Pheasant, Lady Amherst’sChrysolophus amherstiae
Pheasant, Reeves’Syrmaticus reevesii
Pheasant, SilverLophura nycthemera
[F3Pochard, Red-crested][F3Netta rufina]
F5. . .F5. . .
F5. . .F5. . .
Pumpkinseed (otherwise known as Sun-fish or Pond-perch)Lepomis gibbosus
F5. . .F5. . .
Rat, BlackRattus rattus
[F3Shelduck, Ruddy][F3Tadorna ferruginea]
[F6Snake, Aesculapian] [F6Elaphe longissima]
Squirrel, GreySciurus carolinensis
[F3Swan, Black][F3Cygnus atratus.]
Terrapin, European PondEmys orbicularis
Toad, African ClawedXenopus laevis
Toad, MidwifeAlytes obstetricans
Toad, Yellow-belliedBombina variegata
Wallaby, Red-neckedMacropus rufogriseus
Wels (otherwise known as European catfish)Silurus glanis
ZanderStizostedion lucioperca
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F4Entries in Sch. 9 Pt. I omitted (E.W.) (5.3.2015 for E.) by virtue of Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), ss. 24(3), 57(4); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(b)

F6 Entries in Sch. 9 Pt. I added (17.3.1992) by S.I. 1992/320, art. 2.

F7 Entry in Sch. 9 Pt. I added (5.3.1997) by S.I. 1997/226, art. 2

F8 Entries in Sch. 9 Pt. I added (28.4.1999) by S.I. 1999/1002, art. 2

F9 Entry in Sch. 9 Pt. I added (25.11.1992) by S.I. 1992/2674, art. 2.

[F10PART IAE+WNATIVE ANIMALS

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F10Sch. 9 Pt. 1A inserted (E.W.) (5.3.2015 for E.) by Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), ss. 24(4), 57(4); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(b)

NOTE. The common name or names given in the first column of this Schedule are included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, the common name or names shall not be taken into account.]

Common nameScientific name
CapercaillieTetrao urogallus
ChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
CorncrakeCrex crex
Crane, CommonGrus grus
Eagle, White-tailedHaliaetus albicilla
GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Kite, RedMilvus milvus
Owl, BarnTyto alba.

[F11PART IBE+WANIMALS NO LONGER NORMALLY PRESENT

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F11Sch. 9 Pt. 1B inserted (E.W.) (5.3.2015 for E.) by Infrastructure Act 2015 (c. 7), ss. 24(5), 57(4); S.I. 2015/481, reg. 2(b)

NOTE. The common name or names given in the first column of this Schedule are included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, the common name or names shall not be taken into account.]

Common nameScientific name
Beaver, Eurasian [F12(but not in relation to Wales)]Castor fiber
Boar, WildSus Scrofa.
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Part IIE+W+S Plants

Common nameScientific name
[F13Alexanders, Perfoliate][F13Smyrnium perfoliatum]
[F13Algae, Red][F13Grateloupia luxurians]
[F13Archangel, Variegated Yellow][F13Lamiastrum galeobdolon subsp. argentatum]
[F13Azalea, Yellow][F13Rhododendron luteum]
[F13Balsam, Himalayan][F13Impatiens glandulifera]
[F13Cotoneaster][F13Cotoneaster horizontalis]
[F13Cotoneaster, Entire-leaved][F13Cotoneaster integrifolius]
[F13Cotoneaster, Himalayan][F13Cotoneaster simonsii]
[F13Cotoneaster, Hollyberry][F13Cotoneaster bullatus]
[F13Cotoneaster, Small-leaved][F13Cotoneaster microphyllus]
[F13Creeper, False Virginia][F13Parthenocissus inserta]
[F13Creeper, Virginia][F13Parthenocissus quinquefolia]
[F13Dewplant, Purple][F13Disphyma crassifolium]
[F13Fanwort][F13Cabomba caroliniana]
[F13Fern, Water][F13Azolla filiculoides]
[F13Fig, Hottentot][F13Carpobrotus edulis]
[F13Garlic, Three-cornered][F13Allium triquetrum]
Hogweed, GiantHeracleum mantegazzianum
[F13Hyacinth, water][F13Eichhornia crassipes]
[F14Kelp, Giant] [F14Macrocystis angustifolia]
[F14Kelp, Giant] [F14Macrocystis integrifolia]
[F14Kelp, Giant] [F14Macrocystis laevis]
Kelp, GiantMacrocystis pyrifera
[F14Kelp, Japanese] [F14Laminaria japonica]
[F13Knotweed, Giant][F13Fallopia sachalinensis]
[F13Knotweed, Hybrid][F13Fallopia japonica x Fallopia sachalinensis
[F13Knotweed, Japanese][F13Fallopia japonica]
[F15Knotweed, Japanese][F15Polygonum cuspidatum]
[F13Leek, Few-flowered][F13Allium paradoxum]
[F13Lettuce, water][F13Pistia stratiotes]
[F13Montbretia][F13Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora]
[F13Parrot's-feather][F13Myriophyllum aquaticum]
[F13Pennywort, Floating][F13Hydrocotyle ranunculoides]
[F13Potato, Duck][F13Sagittaria latifolia]
[F13Primrose, Floating Water][F13Ludwigia peploides]
[F13Primrose, Water][F13Ludwigia grandiflora]
[F13Primrose, Water][F13Ludwigia uruguayensis]
[F13Rhododendron][F13Rhododendron ponticum]
[F13Rhododendron][F13Rhododendron ponticum x Rhododendron maximum]
[F13Rhubarb, Giant][F13Gunnera tinctoria]
[F13Rose, Japanese][F13Rosa rugosa]
[F13Salvinia, Giant][F13Salvinia molesta]
[F13Seafingers, Green][F13Codium fragile]
[F15Seafingers, Green] [F15Codium fragile tomentosoides]
[F14Seaweed, Californian Red] [F14Pikea californica]
[F14Seaweed, Hooked Asparagus] [F14Asparagopsis armata]
Seaweed, JapaneseSargassum muticum
[F14Seaweeds, Laver (except native species)] [F14Porphyra spp except -]
[F14p. amethystea]
[F14p. leucosticta]
[F14p. linearis]
[F14p. miniata]
[F14p. purpurea]
[F14p. umbilicalis]
[F13Stonecrop, Australian Swamp (otherwise known as New Zealand Pygmyweed)][F13Crassula helmsii]
[F14Wakame] [F14Undaria pinnatifida]
[F13Waterweed, Curly][F13Lagarosiphon major]
[F13Waterweeds][F13All species of the genus Elodea.]
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F14 Words in Sch. 9 Pt. II added (17.3.1992) by S.I. 1992/320, art. 3

Note. The common name or names given in the first column of this Schedule are included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, the common name or names shall not be taken into account.]]

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