MARINE FISHERIES SECTION
3 Ft. Wetherill Rd., Jamestown, RI 02835 (401) 423-1923
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In 2001, the Marine Fisheries Section of the RI Division of Fish and Wildlife relocated to Ft. Wetherill in Jamestown, Rhode Island. The staff offices, laboratory, and boat-repair facility are housed in refurbished historic military buildings. The new facility, located at the southernmost tip of Jamestown, offers marine access to the bay and surrounding waters, 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.
2012 COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL FISHING LICENSE SYSTEM
• "Commercial and Recreational Fishing Licensing Regulations"
2012 Companion Management Plans
• "Management Plan for the Finfish Fishery Sector"
• "Management Plan for the Shellfish Fishery Sector"
• "Management Plan for the Crustacean Fishery Sector"
Online License Renewals
| PRELIMINARY LANDINGS DATA
• Current survey information for Industry Based Surveys (IBS)
| SALTWATER RECREATIONAL FISHING LICENSE
• "Commonly Caught Fish and Shellfish" - a multi-language brochure
• "Fishery Market News" (wholesale prices, etc.)
• 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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