New Import Of Live Fish Act - Commences Today 17-02-14

NEW IMPORT OF LIVE FISH ACT COMMENCES TODAY - 17 FEB 2014

Courtesy of OATA (Ornamenmtal Aquatic Trades Association), news on changes to ILFA.  Note that while this notice is aimed at importers and traders, it will also apply to any transfers of fishes for restocking:

New ILFA controls come into place to day. More information can be found from the sources listed below.
 
Given that the controls have been brought into force with little pre advice to importers and retailers we expect a transition period to be allowed. 
 
DEFRA information
 
New non native controls – ILFA 2014 Order
http://www.defra.gov.uk/aahm/2014/02/13/non-native-update/
This information includes a list of scientific names by taxonomic order and by alphabetical order.