Triploid Grass Carp Permit Application
[39 Pa.B. 5095]
[Saturday, August 22, 2009]
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 by completing the form at www.fishandboat.com/regcomments. 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 applications to stock triploid grass carp in waters having a surface area of greater than 5 acres are currently undergoing staff review:
Applicant Water Location of Water Description of Water Nature of Vegetation
to be Controlled
Al Dicuollo Dicuollo Pond Sheshequin Township
18.3 acre pond which discharges into a UNT to Laning Creek, and then into the Susquehanna River Myriophyllum spicatum
Panther Lake P.O.A. Panther Lake Greene Township
52.16 acre lake which discharges into Freeling Run, and then eventually into the Delaware River Potamogeton americanus
DOUGLAS J. AUSTEN, Ph.D.,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-1585. Filed for public inspection August 21, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]
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