NMFS Permit Shop
Welcome to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) online Permit Shop, where you can buy and renew federal permits for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (tunas, billfishes, swordfish, and sharks), update permit information, and report landings of bluefin tuna, blue marlin, white marlin, roundscale spearfish, sailfish, and swordfish.
2017 Recreational Atlantic Tunas Retention Limits
The recreational retention limits for bluefin tuna and the BAYS tunas (bigeye, albacore, yellowfin, and skipjack); are as follows: More ...
Preliminary 2017 Commercial BFT Landings
As of April 25, 2017, preliminary commercial landings for the 2017 fishing year are as follows: More ...
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery CLOSED until June 1, 2017
NMFS closed the Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) General category fishery for large medium and giant BFT (measuring 73" curved fork length or greater) effective 11:30 p.m. local time on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, until it reopens on June 1, 2017. More ...View details »