Auctions
MAS DOES NOT ALLOW:
  • The sale of ANY Minnesota Native Fish species.
  • The sale of plant and fish species considered invasive and therefore prohibited in Minnesota.

The prohibited invasive species in Minnesota include the following and any hybrids, cultivars, or varieties of the species listed below:

Aquatic Plants:

  • African oxygen weed (Lagarosiphon major)
  • aquarium watermoss or giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta)
  • Australian stone crop (Crassula helmsii)
  • brittle naiad (Najas minor)*
  • curly-leaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus)*
  • Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)*
  • European frog-bit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae)
  • flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus)*
  • hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata)
  • Indian swampweed (Hygrophila polysperma)
  • purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria, Lythrum virgatum, or any variety, hybrid, or cultivar thereof)*
  • starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa)*
  • water aloe or water soldiers (Stratiotes aloides)
  • water chestnut (Trapa natans)
  • The aquatic plants listed in Code of Federal Regulations, title 7, section 360.200, are also designated as prohibited invasive species except for Chinese water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica)
Federally Prohibited Aquatic and Wetland Weeds:
  • Azolla pinnata R. Brown (mosquito fern, water velvet)
  • Caulerpa taxifolia (Mediterranean clone)
  • Eichornia azurea (Swartz) Kunth (anchored waterhyacinth, rooted waterhyacinth)
  • Hydrilla verticillata (Linnaeus f.) Royle (hydrilla)
  • Hygrophila polysperma T. Anderson (Miramar weed)
  • Ipomoea aquatica Forsskal (water-spinach, swamp morning-glory) [exempt, above]
  • Lagarosiphon major (Ridley) Moss
  • Limnophila sessiliflora (Vahl) Blume (ambulia)
  • Melaleuca quenquinervia (Cav.) Blake (broadleaf paper bark tree).
  • Monochoria hastata (Linnaeus) Solms-Laubach
  • Monochoria vaginalis (Burman f.) C. Presl
  • Ottelia alismoides (L.) Pers.
  • Sagittaria sagittifolia Linnaeus (arrowhead)
  • Salvinia auriculata Aublet (giant salvinia)
  • Salvinia biloba Raddi (giant salvinia)
  • Salvinia herzogii de la Sota (giant salvinia)
  • Salvinia molesta D.S. Mitchell (giant salvinia)
  • Solanum tampicense Dunal (wetland nightshade)
  • Sparganium erectum Linnaeus (exotic bur-reed)
Fish:
  • amur sleeper (Perccottus glenii)
  • bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis)*
  • black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus)
  • crucian carp (Carassius carassius)
  • Eurasian minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus)
  • European perch (Perca fluviatilis)
  • grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)*
  • largescale silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys harmandi)
  • northern snakehead fish (Channa argus)
  • Oriental weatherfish (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus)
  • Prussian carp (Carassius gibelio)
  • roach (Rutilus rutilus)
  • round goby (Neogobius melanostomus)*
  • rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus)
  • ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernuus)*
  • sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus)*
  • silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix)*
  • stone moroko (Pseudorasbora parva)
  • tubenose goby (Proterorhinus marmoratus)*
  • wels catfish (Siluris glanis)
  • western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis)
  • white perch (Morone americana)*
  • zander (Stizostedion lucioperca)
Invertebrates:
  • faucet snail (Bithynia tentaculata)*
  • New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum)*
  • quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis)*
  • red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii)
  • yabby (Cherax destructor)
  • zebra mussel (Dreissena spp.)*
* Present in Minnesota waters