12.6.2215 LIST OF PROHIBITED SPECIES
(1) The following amphibians are classified as prohibited species:
(a) African clawed frog – Xenopus laevis; and
(b) North American bullfrog – Rana catesbeiana.
(2) The following crustaceans are classified as prohibited species:
(a) Rusty crayfish – Orconectes rusticus.
(3) The following fish are classified as prohibited species:
(a) Bighead carp – Hypophthalmichthys nobilis;
(b) Black carp – Mylopharyngodon piceus;
(c) Eurasian Ruffe – Gymnocephalus cernuus;
(d) Grass carp – Ctenopharyngodon idella;
(e) Round goby – Neogobius melanostomus;
(f) Silver carp – Hypophthalmichthys molitrix;
(g) Snakehead fish – genera Channa and Parachanna (29 species);
(h) Walking catfish – Clarias batrachus;
(i) White perch – Morone Americana; and
(j) Zander (European pikeperch) – Sander lucioperca.
(4) The following mammals are classified as prohibited species:
(a) African Soft Fur Rat/Natal Rat – Mastomys natalensis/Natal miltimammate mouse;
(b) Aotidae Family (Night and Owl Monkeys);
(c) Argali Sheep – Ovis ammon;
(d) Atelidae Family (Howlers and Spider Monkeys);
(e) Brush-tailed possum – Trichosurus vulpecula;
(f) Callitrichidae Family (Marmosets and Tamarins);
(g) Cebidae family (new world primates);
(h) Cercopithecidae family (old world monkeys);
(i) Hyaenidae family (hyenas);
(j) Hylobatidae family (gibbons);
(k) Natal Rat/African Soft Fur Rat – Natal miltimammate mouse/Mastomys natalensis;
(l) Nutria – Myocastor coypus;
(m) Pitheciidae Family (Titis and Saki Monkeys);
(n) Pongidae family (apes);
(o) Short-tailed opossum – Monodelphis domestica;
(p) Small spotted genet – Genetta genetta;
(q) Southern flying squirrel – Glaucomys volans;
(r) Transcaspian urial sheep – Ovis aries vignei; and
(s) Virginia opossum – Didelphis virginiana.
(5) The following mollusks are classified as prohibited species:
(a) New Zealand mudsnail – Potamopyrgus antipodarum;
(b) Quagga mussel – Dreissena bugensis; and
(c) Zebra mussel – Dreissena polymorpha.
(6) The following reptiles are classified as prohibited:
(a) African rock python – Python sebae;
(b) Alligatoridae family;
(c) Amethystine python – Morelia amethistina;
(d) Boomslang – Dispholidus typus;
(e) Burrowing asps (all species in family Atractaspidae);
(f) Coral snakes (all species in family Elapidae);
(g) Cobras (all species in family Elapidae);
(h) Crocodylidae family;
(i) Green Anaconda – Eunectes marinus;
(j) Indian python (including the Burmese python) – Python molurus;
(k) Kraits (all species in family Elapidae);
(l) Mambas (all species in family Elapidae);
(m) Pit vipers and true vipers (all species in family Viperidae except species indigenous to Montana);
(n) Red-eared slider – Trachemys scripta elegans; and
(o) Reticulated python – Python reticulatus.
(7) The following birds are classified as prohibited:
(a) California quail – Callipepla californica; and
(b) Gambel's quail – Callipepla gambelii.
History: 87-5-704, 87-5-705, 87-5-712, MCA; IMP, 87-5-707, 87-5-708, 87-5-711, 87-5-712, MCA; NEW, 2005 MAR p. 814, Eff. 5/27/05; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2823, Eff. 11/10/06; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 1187, Eff. 8/24/07; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 2179, Eff. 10/10/08; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 2812, Eff. 12/10/10; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 1919, Eff. 8/22/14; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 1272, Eff. 8/28/15; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 2335, Eff. 12/10/16.