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REGULATIONS
Marine Fisheries Regulations

Yearly Regulation Amendments

Minimum Size
and Possession Limits


RIGL Title 20-
Fish & Wildlife

PUBLIC MEETINGS
Marine Fisheries Public Hearings

February 16, 2016
Public Notice - Amendments to RI Marine Fisheries Regulations


Director's Decision Documents

RI Marine Fisheries Council

Agendas, ePackets, and Minutes

Advisory Panel Agendas and Minutes

FORMS & APPLICATIONS
RI State Lobster Trap Transfer Application

NOAA Fisheries Lobster Trap Transfer Application

2016 Summer Flounder Winter Aggregate Landings Program Application

2016 RI Atlantic Herring Permit

Scientific Collectors Permit Application

License Application

Licensing Fees

Online
Marine License Renewals


Lobster Trap Tag Order Forms

RI Commercial Harvester Catch/Effort Logbook

RI Commercial Dockside Sales Logbook

RIDFW Public Data Request Form

 

Rhode Island
MARINE FISHERIES SECTION
3 Ft. Wetherill Rd., Jamestown, RI 02835 (401) 423-1923
Staff Telephone Contact List - Click Here


The Marine Fisheries Section of the RI Division of Fish and Wildlife is located at Ft. Wetherill in Jamestown, Rhode Island. The staff offices, laboratory, and boat-repair facility are housed in refurbished historic military buildings. The fort, located at the southernmost tip of Jamestown, acts as a gateway to the bay and surrounding waters, it boasts a spectacular view, and provides public access to Narragansett Bay. The mission of the Marine Fisheries staff is to research and monitor marine species to support the effective management of finfish and shellfish of commercial and recreational importance.

 MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT PLANS

•  "Management Plan for the Finfish Fishery Sector"
•  "Management Plan for the Shellfish Fishery Sector"
•  "Management Plan for the Crustacean Fishery Sector"

 COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENSE INFORMATION

•  "Commercial Fishing License Information Page"
•  "Commercial Fishing Licensing Regulations"

logo Marine License with fishing boatOnline License Renewals

 SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHING LICENSE

•  "Recreational Fishing License Information Page"
•  "Recreational Fishing Licensing Regulations"

Recreational Saltwater Fishing License icon, and link to online purchase websiteOnline Recreational Saltwater Fishing License

•  2015 Saltwater Recreational License Report
•  RI Recreational Online Angler Logbook = "eRec Logbook"

 TIMELY TOPICS

•  Lobster Trap Transferibility Presentation
•  Groundfish Industry Assistance and Development Programs
•  Groundfish Revolving Loan Fund
•  Notice Concerning Atlantic Herring Fishing in RI State Waters
•  River Herring Bycatch Avoidance Charts
•  ASMFC Strategic Plan
•  Commercial Winter Flounder Transit from Federal Waters
•  Rhode Island Statewide Shellfish Management Plan
•  Notice to SNE Gillnet Fishermen of Harbor Porpoise Regulations
•  Directors Response to the Fluke Symposium

 PRELIMINARY LANDINGS DATA

•  RI Quota Monitored Species Tracking Graphs

 OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST

•  RI Licensed Seafood Buyers
•  Herring Identification Key
•  State Sportfish Records
•  Frequently Asked Questions
•  RI Tide Charts
•  Marine Aquatic Education


 MAPS

Shellfish Grounds, Closures and Approved Areas Shellfish Harvesters Tagging Areas

 RELEVANT LINKS

•  "Commonly Caught Fish and Shellfish" - a multi-language brochure
•  URI Coastal Institute
•  Food/Fish Advisory - Dept. of Health
•  National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
•  Atlantic Coastal Coop Statistics Program (ACCSP)
•  US Coast Guard


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BOATING
Boating Safety

Marine Mammal Response

On-Line Boat Registration Renewal Logo and link
Online
Boat Registration
Renewals


Public
Boat Launching Ramps


Pumpout
Information


National Weather Service

REPORTS &
PUBLICATIONS

Assessing the Local Population of Winter Flounder with a Two-Era Biomass Dynamic Model: A Narrower View of SNE

Principles & Policies Governing Marine Fisheries Management in Rhode Island

WILD RI Journal

Safe Harbor Policy


Pending Aquaculture Applications
Aquaculture Lease Applications

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