Do Not Shoot Seals and Sea Lions
Don't harm your fishery for all. Shooting seals and sea lions is against the law.
Illegal shooting of a seal or sea lion may result in:
- Paying civil penalties greater than $29,000 per count
- Spending up to a year in jail
- Paying criminal fines
- Forfeiture of your vessel
- Harming your fishery's good reputation.
To report a marine mammal violation, call 1- (800) 853-1964. NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement provides live operator coverage 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.