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The Prohibition of Keeping or Release of Live Fish (Specified Species) (Amendment) (England) Order 2003

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2.  The Prohibition of Keeping or Release of Live Fish (Specified Species) Order 1998(1) shall be amended in relation to England as follows—

(a)in Article 2 (which prohibits the keeping or release of specified fish except under licence) for the words “the Minister” there shall be substituted the words “the Secretary of State”; and

(b)for the Schedule (which specifies the species of fish whose keeping or release is prohibited except under licence) there shall be substituted the following Schedule—

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SCHEDULESPECIES OF FISH WHOSE KEEPING OR RELEASE IN ANY PART OF ENGLAND IS PROHIBITED EXCEPT UNDER AUTHORITY OF A LICENCE GRANTED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE

Common NameScientific Name
AspAspius aspius
Barbel speciesspecies of the genus Barbus (excluding the native Barbus barbus)
Bass species (including striped bass, white bass and their crosses e.g. hybrid striped bass)species of the genus Morone
Big-head carpAristichthys nobilis
BitterlingRhodeus sericeus/Rhodeus amarus
Blacknose DaceRhinichthys atratulus
BlageonLeuciscus souffia
Blue SuckerCycleptus elongatus
Blue breamAbramis ballerus
BurbotLota lota
Catfishspecies of the genera Ictalurus, Ameiurus and Silurus
Charr species (including American Brook Trout)species of the genus Salvelinus (excluding the native Salvelinus alpinus)
Chinese black or snail-eating carpMylopharyngodon piceus
Chinese Sucker also known as Zebra Hi Fin or banded shark/suckerMyxocyprinus asiaticus
Common White SuckerCatostomus commersoni
Danubian bleakChalcalburnus chalcoides
Danubian Salmon and Taimenspecies of the genus Hucho
Eastern MudminnowUmbra pygmaea
European MudminnowUmbra krameri
Fathead minnow or RoseyredsPimephales promelas
Freshwater minnow also known as Dragon fish or Pale chubZacco platypus
Grass carpCtenopharyngodon idella
Landlocked salmonnon-anadromous varieties of the species Salmo salar
Large-mouthed black bassMicropterus salmoides
Marbled troutSalmo marmoratus
NaseChondrostoma nasus
Northern Redbelly Dace (common minnow)Phoxinus/Chrosomus eos
Pacific salmon and trout (excluding rainbow trout but including steelheads)species of the genus Oncorhynchus
Paddlefishspecies of the genera Polyodon and Psephurus
Perch speciesspecies of the genus Perca (excluding the native Perca fluviatilis)
Pike-perch (including zander)species of the genus Stizostedion
Pike speciesspecies of the genus Esox (excluding the native Esox lucius)
Red shinerCyprinella/Notropis lutrensis
Rock bassAmbloplites rupestris
SchneiderAlburnoides bipunctatus
Silver carpHypophthalmichthys molitrix
Snakehead, Northern or ChineseChanna argus
Small-mouth bassMicropterus dolomieu
Southern Redbelly Dace (common minnow)Phoxinus/Chrosomus erythrogaster
Sturgeon or sterletspecies of the genera Acipenser, Huso, Pseudoscaphirhynchus and Scaphirhynchus
Sunbleak also known as Sundace, Belica or Motherless MinnowLeucaspius delineatus
Sunfish (including Pumpkinseed, basses, crappies and bluegills)species of the genus Lepomis
Topmouth gudgeonPseudorasbora parva
Toxostome or French naseChondrostoma toxostoma
VimbaVimba vimba
Weather fishMisgurnus fossilis
Whitefish speciesspecies of the genus Coregonus (excluding the native Coregonus lavaretus and Coregonus albula)

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