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Ceredigion Marine Conservation Code of Conduct

Boats

Please operate all boats for the safety of occupants and respect for all other sea users.

Dolphins/Porpoises/Seals

If these marine mammals are encountered at sea please:
Maintain a steady speed and course, or slow down gradually.
Do not steer towards them or approach within 100m.
Do not chase, manoeuvre erratically, turn towards or attempt to touch them.
Take extra care to avoid dolphins with their young.
Please do not attempt to swim with marine mammals.
Do not approach seals or their pups on the beach.
Control dogs and keep them away.

Deliberate or reckless disturbance of any protected species such as dolphins is an offence under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 and the Countryside Rights of Way Act 2000.

Birds

Keep 100m out of cliffs in the breeding season, 1 March – 31 July.
Please keep clear of rafts of birds nesting or feeding on the sea.
Avoid any unnecessary noise close to cliffs.