Out of State Fish Suppliers
General Info - Statewide Registration
The purpose of this Maryland registration is to define approved fish species, and requires a recent (less than 6 month old) health certificate for all species requested to assure key fish diseases are not introduced inadvertently.
Stock source information may be considered in the approval process.
Obtaining the Registration
Ready to get your registration? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Must include a recent (less than 6 month old) health certificate for all species listed.
Must list the fish species (scientific and common names) and year classes to be sold in Maryland during the coming year.
Apply for the Registration
Download the application .PDF file
Why the Registration is required?
aquatic resource introductions.
What laws and regulations give Department of Natural Resources the legal authority to issue this approval?
Natural Resources Article, §4-11A-02, 4-11a-21, and 4-602, Annotated Code of Maryland