If you are applying for membership for the first time please use the form below to register.

If you are already a member and wish to renew please login to your account and follow instructions to renew.During this registration you will create a username and password for your membership. You will later use this to log in and access the membership pages so please make a note of this. If you have a LinkedIn account and would like this displayed next to your name on our website then please enter your LinkedIn address below. This is optional and you will be able to add this later if you do not have one now.

After registration you will proceed to the payment page. The subscription rates are dependent on your nationality. For details of different subscription rates for different country groups please click here.

Please note that many of the fields below require input before proceeding to the payment page. If you are unsure of any of the details you should be entering please click on the "information" icon – yellow circle with "I" – next to some of the fields which offer some guidance. If this does not answer your question please contact us for assistance.

Please enter any MMO or PAM training that you have done. We appreciate that in some areas of the world formal MMO training is not required to work as an MMO. If this is the case please write "none" in the boxes

JNCC Marine Mammal Observer Training:

BOEM Protected Species Observer (Gulf of Mexico) Training:

Other MMO Training Course:

Passive Acoustic Monitoring Training:

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Mitigation Work Experience:

To qualify for full membership you must enter at least two jobs which involve mitigation for marine mammals and have completed within the last 5 years. If you wish to be listed as a MMO on the membership pages you will need to enter two MMO jobs. If you wish to be listed as a PAM operator you will need to enter two PAM jobs. To be listed as both MMO and PAM operator you will need to each two jobs for each category. Any boxes that does not apply to you please enter "None".



We require you to tell us about your experience of marine mammal observation and provide us with two referees to verify this. For full membership you must have at least 20 weeks experience of working with marine mammals

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