Injurious Wildlife Species – Listing Three Anaconda Species …

Injurious Wildlife Species - Listing Three Anaconda Species ...

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Injurious Wildlife Species – Listing Three Anaconda Species and One Python Species as Injurious Reptiles (US Fish and Wildlife Service Regulation) (FWS) (2018 Edition).
Updated as of May 29, 2018

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or we) is amending its regulations under the Lacey Act to add reticulated python (Python reticulatus), DeSchauensee’s anaconda (Eunectes deschauenseei), green anaconda (Eunectes murinus), and Beni anaconda (Eunectes beniensis) to the list of injurious wildlife. By this action, the importation into the United States and interstate transportation between States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territory or possession of the United States of any live animal, gamete, viable egg, or hybrid of these four constrictor snakes is prohibited, except by permit for zoological, educational, medical, or scientific purposes (in accordance with permit conditions) or by Federal agencies without a permit solely for their own use. The best available information indicates that this action is necessary to protect the interests of human beings, agriculture, wildlife, and wildlife resources from the purposeful or accidental introduction and subsequent establishment of these large nonnative constrictor snake populations into ecosystems of the United States. We are also withdrawing our proposal to add the boa constrictor (Boa constrictor) to the list of injurious wildlife.

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– The complete text of the Injurious Wildlife Species – Listing Three Anaconda Species and One Python Species as Injurious Reptiles (US Fish and Wildlife Service Regulation) (FWS) (2018 Edition)
– A dynamic table of content linking to each section
– A table of contents in introduction presenting a general overview of the structure

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