The Alabama Marine Resources Division manages Alabama's marine fisheries resources with assessment and monitoring, applied research, and enforcement programs.
Offices are located in Mobile and Baldwin counties at the following locations:
P.O. Box 189
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
P.O. Drawer 458
Gulf Shores, AL 36457
The Enforcement Section of Marine Resources is responsible for enforcing state laws and regulations pertaining to Alabama’s marine resources and working cooperatively with other state agencies and federal fisheries enforcement agencies to protect federal fisheries resources in federal waters adjacent to Alabama. The section also works with the U.S. Coast Guard, NOAA Office of Law Enforcement and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to accomplish their missions.
The Fisheries Section of Marine Resources works with other Gulf of Mexico state and federal agencies and the public to collect data through various projects to describe Alabama’s marine resources and supply information and recommendations for managing these resources at state, regional and national levels. It also has a mariculture program located at the Claude Peteet Mariculture Center.
For additional information on the division's areas of responsibility, visit the saltwater fishing section of the website.