ANS in Oklahoma

Fishing Regulations Icon Oklahoma Fishing

Note: For a complete list of aquatic nuisance species in Oklahoma, including noxious aquatic plants, please refer to Title 800.

Bighead Carp
Harris Mud Crab
White Perch
Silver Carp
Zebra Mussels
Golden Algae


Prohibited Species List

Importing into the state or possession of the following exotic fish or their eggs in Oklahoma is illegal:

  • Alewives
  • Australian Red Claw (Crayfish)
  • Bighead Carp
  • Black Carp
  • Blueback Herring
  • Boney-Tongue Fishes
  • Electric Catfish
  • Electric Eel
  • Freshwater Stingray
  • Gar-Pike Minnow
  • Houri
  • Parasitic South American Catfish
  • Pavon or Peacock Bass
  • Piranha
  • Rainbow Smelt
  • Rudd and Rudd Hybrids
  • Silver Carp
  • Snakehead
  • Walking Catfish

Disclaimer: For a complete list of species and their genus that are illegal to import into the state or possess in Oklahoma please refer to Title 800.