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  • Electronic Reporting for Fishermen
  • All commercial fishermen with a multipurpose (MPURP) license or a commercial fishing license (CFL) or principle effort license (PEL) with finfish, crustacean, or whelk endorsements must report catch and effort to RIDMF. The method reports are submitted (VTR, state paper logbook, or electronic) must be declared at the time of license issuance.
    Which reporting method should you choose?
    All Party and Charter licensed fishermen must report all party and charter trips electronically to RIDMF through either eTRIPS Desktop or eTRIPS Mobile.

  • Electronic Reporting for Dealers
  • All RI Seafood Dealers are required to report their purchases to SAFIS eDR twice a weeek. All reports are due within 5 days of the sale.

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    Contact Marine Fisheries
    3 Ft. Wetherill Rd.
    Jamestown, RI 02835
    Phone: 1-401-423-1923
    Fax: 1-401-423-1925