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REGULATIONS
Full Text

Summary of Changes

Legal Minimum Sizes
and Possession


RIGL Title 20-
Fish & Wildlife

PUBLIC MEETINGS
Marine Fisheries Public Hearings

November 20, 2014
Public Notice


September 30, 2014
Public Notice


Director's Decision Documents

RI Marine Fisheries Council

Agenda

Minutes and ePackets

Advisory Panel Agendas and Minutes

FORMS & APPLICATIONS
2015 Summer Flounder Winter Aggregate Landings Program Application

2015 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.

2015 COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL FISHING LICENSE SYSTEM
•  "Commercial and Recreational Fishing Licensing Regulations"

•  "Commercial Fishing License Information Page"

   2015 Companion Management Plans
•  "Management Plan for the Finfish Fishery Sector"
•  "Management Plan for the Shellfish Fishery Sector"
•  "Management Plan for the Crustacean Fishery Sector"

logo Marine License with fishing hookOnline License Renewals

 TIMELY TOPICS
•  Notice concerning Atlantic Herring Fishing in RI State Waters
•  River Herring Bycatch Avoidance Charts
•  2015 Winter shellfish harvest regulations
•  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
•  Proceedings of the RI Commercial 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

 SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHING LICENSE
•  RI Recreational Saltwater Fishing License
•  RI Recreational Online Angler Logbook = "eRec Logbook"
•  Marine Recreational Fishing License/Registry Study Group Info
 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 - Fishery Management in RI
•  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

2013 Saltwater Recreational License Report

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

Public Access to Shoreline Recreational Fishing in Narragansett Bay Report

Safe Harbor Policy


Pending Aquaculture Applications
Aquaculture Lease Applications

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rev. 12/12/14