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Aquatic Species Not Allowed in Saskatchewan

Prohibited Aquatic Animals

The following non-native species post a threat to Saskatchewan's natural resources and cannot be possessed, transported or sold:

  • Asian clam
  • Asian tapeworm
  • Channeled applesnail
  • Chinese mitten crab
  • Conrad's false mussel
  • Faucet snail
  • Fishhook waterflea
  • Freshwater jellyfish
  • Marbled crayfish
  • New Zealand mudsnail
  • Northern snakehead
  • Quagga mussel
  • Round goby
  • Rusty crayfish
  • Silver carp
  • Spiny waterflea
  • Zebra mussel

Learn more about aquatic invasive species.

Aquatic Invasive Species in Saskatchewan and Neighbouring Jurisdictions

Aquatic invasive species that pose a threat to Saskatchewan waters have been discovered in nearby provinces and states. Constant vigilance and prevention will help keep these invasive species out of our provinces, lakes and waterways.

Saskatchewan Alberta Manitoba North Dakota Montana
Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish
Common carp
Prussian carp
Crucian carp
Prussian carp
Common carp
White bass
Rainbow smelt
Common carp
Grass carp
Silver carp
Tubenose goby
Common carp
Plants Plants Plants Plants Plants
Purple loosestrife
Flowering rush
Flowering rush
Himalayan balsam
Japanese knotweed
Pale yellow iris
Plumeless thistle
Purple loosestrife
Eurasian watermilfoil
Flowering rush
Invasive common reed
Purple loosestrife
Curly leaf pondweed
Eurasian watermilfoil
Other Other Other Other Other
    Asian tapeworm
Freshwater jellies
Rusty crayfish
Spiny waterflea
Water flea
Zebra mussel
Koi herpes virus (KHV)
Black algae
Zebra mussel Asian clam
New Zealand mudsnail
Faucet snail
Fishhook waterflea
Spiny waterflea
Asian tapeworm
Infectious hematopietic necrosis virus
Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus
Proliferative kidney disease
Enteric redmouth disease
Heterosporis parasite
Whirling disease

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