Importation of Triploid Grass Carp or Piranha
Statutory Authority: ECL 1117-03 (6)
No person shall import, export, own or possess, acquire or dispose of live piranha fish (Serrasalmus, Rooseveltiella, or Pyrocentrus*), grass carp, (Ctenohparyngodon idella) or hybrid grass carp within the state without a license or permit issued at the discretion of the department for scientific, biological, or exhibition purposes.
*Note: The ECL has a typo. The correct genus name should be Pygocentrus, not Pyrocentrus.