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White-clawed crayfish: survey or research licence (CL11)

Register to use a licence to take white-clawed crayfish when doing surveys, find out about references and how to report your actions.

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Register for a class licence to survey or research white clawed crayfish (A29-2)

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White-clawed crayfish: survey or research class licence (CL11)

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Details

This licence allows you to survey white-clawed crayfish (also called Atlantic stream crayfish) by:

  • hand
  • hand net
  • dropped net (when fished in attendance)
  • crayfish trap (in order to operate traps lawfully you will need a separate permission from the Environment Agency as well as this licence)

You need a separate licence for any other activities.

Register with Natural England

Before you can use this licence, you must register with Natural England using the application form A29-2 on this page.

References

You must complete a reference to support a survey or research licence form when you register for this licence unless you were issued with a personal survey licence before the first issue of this class licence.

Personal licence holders will become registered persons upon receipt of the end-of-licence report for their current personal survey licence.

How to report your observations and actions

Report your observations and actions taken to the Biological Records Centre by 31 January each year.

Natural England will contact you in January each year with details on how to stay registered.

Published 6 October 2014
Last updated 26 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Registration form added (A29-2).
  2. Replaced licence with new version issued 1 January 2018
  3. Annual licence update 2017.
  4. Replaced licence with new version issued 1 January 2016.
  5. Updated WML-CL11 licence form
  6. new version of CL11 valid from 1 January to 31 December 2015.
  7. First published.