Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations (SOR/2015-121)

Regulations are current to 2019-08-28

SCHEDULE(Sections 1, 2, 4 and 6 to 9, subsection 13(1), section 14, paragraph 19(2)(a), section 23, paragraphs 24(b) and 25(2)(a), subsections 26(3) and (4) and paragraph 27(1)(a) and subsection 27(3))

PART 1Interpretation

  • Definitions

    1 The following definitions apply in this schedule.

    boundary waters

    boundary waters has the same meaning as in the Preliminary Article of the Treaty relating to Boundary Waters and Questions arising along the Boundary between Canada and the United States as set out in Schedule 1 to the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act. (eaux limitrophes)

    transboundary waters

    transboundary waters means those waters that, in their natural channels, flow across the international boundary between Canada and the United States. (eaux transfrontalières)

  • Geographic coordinates

    2 The geographic coordinates in this schedule are in reference to the North American Datum 1983 (NAD83).

PART 2

Species Subject to Prohibitions and Controls

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5Column 6Column 7
ItemCommon NameScientific NameConditionArea — Importation ProhibitedArea — Possession ProhibitedArea — Transportation ProhibitedArea — Release Prohibited
1Grass carpCtenopharyngodon idellaDead and evisceratedCanadaCanadaCanadaCanada
2Bighead carpHypophthalmichthys nobilisDead and evisceratedCanadaCanadaCanadaCanada
3Silver carpHypophthalmichthys molitrixDead and evisceratedCanadaCanadaCanadaCanada
4Black carpMylopharyngodon piceusDead and evisceratedCanadaCanadaCanadaCanada
5Zebra musselDreissena polymorpha

Canada, except in

  • (a) the transboundary waters in Ontario, downstream of the bridge crossing the Pigeon River located at 48°00′05.1″N 89°35′06.8″W;

  • (b) the boundary waters of the Canadian Great Lakes and connecting waterways, between the location of the bridge and the boundary between Ontario and Quebec; and

  • (c) the boundary and transboundary waters in Quebec

British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and ManitobaBritish Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and ManitobaBritish Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
6Quagga musselDreissena bugensis

Canada, except in

  • (a) the transboundary waters in Ontario, downstream of the bridge crossing the Pigeon River located at 48°00′05.1″N 89°35′06.8″W;

  • (b) the boundary waters of the Canadian Great Lakes and connecting waterways, between the location of the bridge and the boundary between Ontario and Quebec; and

  • (c) the boundary and transboundary waters in Quebec

British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and ManitobaBritish Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and ManitobaBritish Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
7Any species of the snakehead familyAny species of the family ChannidaeDead and evisceratedOntarioOntarioOntario
8RuffeGymnocephalus cernuaDeadOntario and ManitobaOntario and ManitobaOntario and Manitoba
9RuddScardinius erythropthalmusDeadOntario and ManitobaOntario and ManitobaOntario and Manitoba
10Round gobyNeogobius melanostomusDeadOntario and ManitobaOntario and ManitobaOntario and Manitoba
11Tubenose gobyProterorhinus semilunarisDeadOntario and ManitobaOntario and ManitobaOntario and Manitoba
12Sea lampreyPetromyzon marinusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
13Arctic lampreyLethenteron camtschaticumDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
14Siberian sturgeonAcipenser baeriiDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
15Russian sturgeonAcipenser gueldenstaedtiiDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
16Thorn sturgeonAcipenser nudiventrisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
17Sterlet sturgeonAcipenser ruthenusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
18Stellate sturgeonAcipenser stellatusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
19Beluga sturgeonHuso husoDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
20Pallid sturgeonScaphirhynchus albusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
21Shortnose sturgeonAcipenser brevirostrumDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
22Shovelnose sturgeonScaphirhynchus platorynchusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
23PaddlefishPolyodon spathulaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
24Spotted garLepisosteus oculatusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
25Longnose garLepisosteus osseusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
26Shortnose garLepisosteus platostomusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
27BowfinAmia calvaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
28AlewifeAlosa pseudoharengusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
29Gizzard shadDorosoma cepedianumDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
30Rainbow smeltOsmerus mordaxDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
31BitterlingAll species of the genera Rhodeus and TanakiaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
32Carp breamAbramis bramaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
33Schneider or ChubAlburnoides bipunctatusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
34BarbelBarbel barbusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
35Crucian carpCarassius carassiusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
36GudgeonGobio gobio gobioDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
37Red shinerCyprinella lutrensisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
38Utah chubGila atrariaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
39European chubLeuciscus cephalusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
40Orfe or IdeLeuciscus idusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
41Common daceLeuciscus leuciscusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
42Czekanowski’s minnowPhoxinus czekanowskiiDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
43Swamp minnowPhoxinus perenurusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
44Eurasian minnowPhoxinus phoxinusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
45KutumRutilus frisiiDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
46RoachRutilus rutilusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
47TenchTinca tincaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
48VimbaVimba vimbaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
49White cloud minnowTanichthys albonubesDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
50Lake chubsuckerErimyzon sucettaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
51Stone loachBarbatula barbatulaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
52Oriental weatherfishMisgurnus anguillicaudatusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
53Walking catfishClarias batrachusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
54White catfishAmeiurus catusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
55Yellow bullheadAmeiurus natalisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
56Slender madtomNoturus exilisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
57Margined madtomNoturus insignisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
58Brindled madtomNoturus miurusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
59Freckled madtomNoturus nocturnusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
60Northern madtomNoturus stigmosusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
61Flathead catfishPylodictis olivarisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
62Wels catfishSilurus glanisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
63Western mosquitofishGambusia affinisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
64Fourspine sticklebackApeltes quadracusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
65Threespine sticklebackGasterosteus aculeatusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
66Blackspotted sticklebackGasterosteus wheatlandiDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
67Bullhead or Miller’s thumbCottus gobio gobioDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
68White perchMorone americana and hybridsDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
69Yellow bassMorone mississippiensis and hybridsDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
70Striped bassMorone saxatilis and hybridsDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
71Green sunfishLepomis cyanellusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
72Orangespotted sunfishLepomis humilisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
73Longear sunfishLepomis megalotisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
74Northern sunfishLepomis peltastesDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
75ZanderSander luciopercaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
76Volga pikeperchSander volgensis or Sander marinusDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
77SnakeheadChanna argusDead and evisceratedManitobaManitobaManitoba
78European stream valvataValvata piscinalisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
79Chinese mystery snailCipangopaludina chinensisDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
80New Zealand ud snailPotamopyrgus antipodarumDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
81Mud bithynidBithynia tentaculataDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
82Big-eared radixRadix auriculariaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
83Asian clamCorbicula flumineaDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
84Greater european peaclamPisidium amnicumDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
85Henslow peaclamPisidium henslowanumDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
86European fingernail clamSphaerium corneumDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
87Spiny water fleaBythotrephes cederstroemiDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
88Fish hook water fleaCercopagis pengoiDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba
89Rusty crayfishOrconectes rusticusiDeadManitobaManitobaManitoba

PART 3

Species Subject to Controls Only in Areas Where They Are Not Indigenous

Column 1Column 2
ItemCommon NameScientific Name
1Club tunicateStyela clava
2Vase tunicateCiona intestinalis
3Golden Star tunicateBotryllus schlosseri
4Violet tunicateBotrylloides violaceus
5DidemnumDidemnum vexillum
6Bloody red shrimpHemimysis anomala
7European green crabCarcinus maenas
8Chinese mitten crabEriocheir sinensis
9Smallmouth bassMicropterus dolomieu
10Largemouth bassMicropterus salmoides
11Northern pikeEsox lucius
12PumpkinseedLepomis gibbosus
13WalleyeSander vitreus
14Yellow perchPerca flavescens
 
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