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.

Permits

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Purchase or renew an HMS permit

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Fish Reporting

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Report the catch and landings of bluefin tuna, swordfish, and billfishes

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Tournaments

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Register an HMS tournament

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What's New

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery CLOSING Wednesday, March 29, 2017

NMFS closes 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 ...

Preliminary 2017 Commercial BFT Landings

As of March 22, 2017, preliminary commercial landings for the 2017 fishing year are as follows: More ...

2017 Recreational Atlantic Tunas Retention Limits

The 2017 recreational retention limits for bluefin tuna and the BAYS tunas (bigeye, albacore, yellowfin, and skipjack) are as follows: More ...

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