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Marine licensing: applying for a license to shoot seals to protect the health and welfare of farmed fish

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Under the new seal licensing system, anyone required to manage seal predation to protect farmed fish will have to apply for an annual seal licence using the form attached. You should also read the accompanying guidance notes.

Published:
16 Oct 2018
Marine licensing: applying for a license to shoot seals to protect the health and welfare of farmed fish

In addition:

  • licence applicants will be required to follow the Scottish Seal Management Code of Practice (updated September 2018) and should also be aware of the Seal Management Areas in Scotland
  • every year the annual licensing round runs from 01 October to 31 October for applications for the February to January licensing period
  • completed application forms and supporting information must be submitted to Marine Scotland no later than 31 October every year