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Greater Atlantic Region Fisheries Office
National Marine Fisheries Service
55 Great Republic Drive
Gloucester, MA 01930

Phone: 978-281-9300
Fax: 978-281-9207

Email us  a question

Report a stranded marine animal: 866-755-6622 (NOAA)

Media Inquiries: 978-281-9175 or 978-290-0203


For Assistance with Reports and Permits

978-281-9188   Fish-on-Line (PIN Request) and Technical Assistance
978-281-9133   Data Requests
978-282-8438   Fishing Permits (except below)
888-872-8862   Sharks, Tuna, Billfish, Swordfish Permits
978-281-9212   Dealer Electronic Reporting
978-281-9209   IVR Reporting
978-281-9157   Reporting Forms/Logbooks
978-281-9213   Vessel Monitoring System
978-281-9246   Vessel Trip Reporting
978-281-9303   Seafood Inspection

For Program Offices

978-281-9300   Regional Main Office Number
978-281-9315   Sustainable Fisheries (Fisheries regulations)
978-281-9102   Habitat Conservation (EFH Consultations)
978-281-9328   Protected Resources (Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles, Endangered Species, Section 7 Consultations)
978-281-9264   Analysis and Program Support Division (Permits, Fisheries Data)
978-281-9330   Grants Office
978-281-9260   Highly Migratory Species, Tuna Office
978-281-9249   Office of Law Enforcement
978-281-9211   Office of General Counsel
978-282-8476   Tribal Liaison (Ellen Keane)
978-282-8494   Regional Aquaculture Coordinator (Kevin Madley)
978-281-9326   Scientific Research & Research Set-Aside Programs

Looking for a specific person at our Program Offices? Please check our GARFO Staff Directory

Program Office Information and Staff

Regional Office Locations and Contact Information 

Maine Field Station
17 Godfrey Dr., Suite 1
Orono, ME 04473
Phone: 207-866-7322
Fax: 207-866-7342
James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory
74 Magruder Rd.
Highlands, NJ  07732
Phone: 732-872-300
Annapolis Field Office
177 Admiral Cochrane Dr.
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-573-4578
Virginia Field Office
1375 Greate Rd.
P.O. Box 1346
Gloucester Point, VA 23062
Phone: 804-684-7828