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Re: [Killietalk] Legally bringing eggs/fish from outside US
On top of that they have in the past thrown "offending" collectors into
jail. Don't even think about it.
Barry J. Cooper
Sweet Home, OR 97386
Wright Huntley wrote:
>Basically, you cannot, if you mean to the USA. The export licenses are
>difficult to get, but the US Endangered Species Act of 1973 makes it
>illegal to possess any fish that has been declared endangered by an
>agency of the government of the original habitat.
>The Brazil Dept. of Commerce, in a rather dumb move trying to protect a
>small but growing export business, declared nearly all the known
>Brazilian killifish species as "endangered" so we cannot keep any of
>them, here, any more, legally. Now they cannot send any to what was
>their biggest market. :-(
>luiz rulff wrote:
>>I do have one question ,,,,
>> In spring I intend go to Brazil and maybe will bring some killies and/or eggs.
>> How can I do it ,,, LEGALLY.
>> Thank you
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