CONTACT INFORMATION
Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Management Division
National Marine Fisheries Service

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Christopher Rogers, Chief

Headquarters Office

1315 East West Highway, NMFS/SF1
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Phone: (301) 713-2347
Fax: (301) 713-1917

Gloucester Office

One Blackburn Drive, NMFS/SF1
Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: (978) 281-9260
Fax: (978) 281-9340

St. Petersburg Office

9721 Executive Center Drive N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Phone: (727) 570-5447
Fax: (727) 570-5656

Information lines (recorded information only)

Atlantic Tunas Information Line: (888) 872-8862
HMS Information Line: (800) 894-5528

HMS Fishing and Dealers Permits

NMFS Southeast Regional Permit Office - for Atlantic Shark and Swordfish Vessel and Dealer permits
Phone: (727) 570-5326
Fax: (727) 570-5583
9721 Executive Center Drive North
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Webpage: http://caldera.sero.nmfs.gov/fishery/permits/permit.htm

Atlantic tunas and Atlantic HMS Charter/Headboat Vessel Permits - Automated Permitting System
Phone: (888) 872-8862
Webpage: http://www.nmfspermits.com/

NMFS Northeast Regional Permit Office - for Atlantic Tunas Dealer Permits
Phone: (978) 281-9370
Fax: (978) 281-9366
One Blackburn Drive
Gloucester, MA O1930