Seahorse Frequently Asked Questions / Do I need a license to own a seahorse?

It depends on the country you live in, but in most locations you do not need a license to keep seahorses. Seahorse trade between countries is regulated and importers and exporters need approved paperwork to make the transaction, but once within a countries borders, most do not regulate them. In some countries, however, the original CITES number is needed to sell the offspring.

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