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It is unlawful to possess, introduce or import, transport, sell, purchase, offer for sale or barter the following live species in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

 Banned Aquatic Invasive Species

Species Profiles

 View photos and profiles for each of the species listed in this category.

Common: Species found in at least 1/3 of Pennsylvania counties.

Uncommon: Species found in Pennsylvania, but not widespread (i.e., found in less than 1/3 of Pennsylvania counties.)

Not present: Species not yet found in Pennsylvania.

*Status column last updated in January 2019.

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