Approved On: Oct. 15, 2020
Effective On: Jan. 1, 2021
It is unlawful to import or otherwise receive live, wild-caught fish species from any source outside of Arkansas.
- Species listed as threatened, endangered, or species of greatest conservation concern may be imported for bona fide research and/or conservation purposes.
- Importation of live, wild-caught specimens designated for educational display purposes (e.g. zoos, public aquaria, museums, etc.) will be allowed where specimens remain in captivity permanently in a closed aquarium system.
PENALTY: Class 3