Statewide Certification Detail

General Info

Zebra Mussel Free Certification

Statewide Certification

Persons selling live bait that is used in Liberty, Prettyboy or Loch Raven reservoirs must obtain bait that is certified free of zebra mussels or larvae, to prevent the spread of this invasive species in Maryland waters.

Before selling bait from out-of-state suppliers, bait dealers selling in this region must obtain a Zebra-Mussel-Free Certification from the intended supplier, and submit this information with a completed application.

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Valid for Indefinitely Revised 11/28/2017
Varies Approval time
$0 Application cost
10-20 mins Average completion time

How do I apply?

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Certification issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the certification?

Department of Natural Resources
dnr.maryland.gov

Contact information

Legislative & Regulatory Review Permit Coordinator
Tel: (410) 260-8317 / Fax: (410) 260-8279
Work hours: 8 am – 4:30 pm M-F

Address: 580 Tawes Ave. B-2, Annapolis, MD 21401

Purpose

Why is this certification required?


Manage an aquatic invader introduction vector.


Where can I find more information?

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