Marine Management Organisation (MMO)
Variations effective from 00:01 hours, Sunday 19 May 2019.
Guidance on activities that may require a marine licence.
Prepare for rules and processes for exporting and importing wild-caught marine fish if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
Current quota catch limits for the 10 metres and under pool including details on 2 and 3 monthly limits on stocks
How to understand each part of your fishing vessel licence – vessel details, conditions, schedule, annex and their current copies.
Apply for European Maritime and Fisheries Funds (EMFF) and download guidance documents and application forms.
The licence sets out where you can fish, what you are not allowed to fish and the limits for the stocks you are allowed to fish and land.
Details of how to apply for a marine licence, what documents you need to provide, how much it costs and how long it will take
Information on impact assessment requirements for marine licence applications.
Information on the rules, regulations and restrictions for bass fishing in 2019.
Details of Minimum Conservation Reference Sizes (MCRS) in UK waters.
Get permission to be buried at sea in the UK marine area
Information about the available funding from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) scheme
Who can fish commercially, who can buy and sell first-sale fish, how to report sales information.
Find out which activities may be exempt from requiring a marine licence and what you need to do in such circumstances.
The full Landing Obligation (discards ban) comes into force on 1 January 2019.
Work out if your activity qualifies for the self-service marine licensing process
Penalty notices and fines that apply for fisheries offences, including illegal catch and marketing offences.
Find out about the different marine species and how they are protected by EU and UK wildlife legislation.
The Blue Book is a single collection of UK and EU laws.
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