UK legislation

Some of the legal requirements for starting an aquacultural facility in the UK:


- Fish Farm Registration :

Guidance to Register an Aquaculture Site 

Application for Authorisation of an Aquaculture Production Business (APB)

Application to Register an Aquaculture Site

- Abstraction and Discharge of Water

The Water Environment (Controlled Activities)  (Scotland) Regulations 2011 :
A Practical Guide

Application to Register: Abstraction

Application to Register: Discharge

Application to Register: Discharge effluent from a fish farm

- Food hygiene and animal health

Contact the Food Standard Agency on the website