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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 04-490


Triploid Grass Carp Permit Applications

[34 Pa.B. 1642]

   Under 58 Pa. Code § 71.7 (relating to triploid grass carp), the Fish and Boat Commission (Commission) may issue permits to stock triploid grass carp in Commonwealth waters. Triploid grass carp are sterile fish that may, in appropriate circumstances, help control aquatic vegetation. The Commission has determined consistent with 58 Pa. Code § 71.7(e)(3) to seek public input with respect to any proposed stockings of triploid grass carp in waters having a surface area of more than 5 acres.

   Interested persons are invited to submit written comments, objections or suggestions about the notice to the Executive Director, Fish and Boat Commission, P. O. Box 67000, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000 within 10 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. Comments also may be submitted electronically to A subject heading of the proposal and a return name and address must be included in each transmission. In addition, all electronic comments must be contained in the text of the transmission, not in an attachment. If an acknowledgment of electronic comments is not received by the sender within 2 working days, the comments should be retransmitted to ensure receipt.

   The following application to stock triploid grass carp in waters having a surface area of greater than 5 acres is currently undergoing staff review:

Nature of
Applicant Water Location of Water Description of Water to be Controlled
Lake CadjawLake Cadjaw Cherry Ridge and 66-acre lake which See following list
Watershed Texas Townships,discharges into
Association Wayne County unnamed tributary to
Lackawaxen River

   List of plant species and their respective lake coverages:

1.  Elodea canadensis (Elodea) 40%
2.  Ceratophylum demersum (Coontail) 40%
3.  Lemna spp. (Duckweed) 30%
4.  Potamogeton crispus (Curly-leaf pondweed)80%

Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 04-490. Filed for public inspection March 19, 2004, 9:00 a.m.]

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