Category 1: Commercial
Vessel that fishes for, catches, possesses, transports, lands, sells, or trades spiny dogfish.
In 2017, 2,259 spiny dogfish Category 1 permits were issued.
Control Date: May 18, 1998
Commercial Operator Permit: Operator cards are required for any operator of a charter/party boat or a commercial vessel (including carrier and processor vessels) issued a vessel permit from the Greater Atlantic Region and fishing for or in possession of fish.
Commercial Dealer/Processor Permit: Spiny dogfish may be sold only to persons possessing a valid federal spiny dogfish dealer permit.
How to obtain a federal fishing permit: Anyone with a valid vessel operator’s permit can obtain a federal spiny dogfish permit.
Species Covered By This Permit
- Atlantic Spiny Dogfish
How to Apply
What Happens After You Submit
After we process an online permit application, you will need to print your permit from your Fish Online account. We will not be mailing paper permits back to you once your permit has been issued.