ALLIGATOR HARVEST REPORT FORM

ALLIGATOR HARVEST REPORT FORM
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Carefully read instructions on reverse side prior to completing this form. Please print firmly.
Statewide and Private Lands trappers can use the online form at: www.MyFWC.com/alligator.
SECTION A - TRAPPER
1. Name of alligator trapping licensee:_____________________________________________________________________
[Last]
[First]
[M.I.]
2. Customer ID / ATL number:
_______________________________
3. Alligator CITES tag number: FLM ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
Alligator mercury tag number: ___ ___ ___ ___
[If issued with harvest permit]
4. Harvest date: ____ / ____ / ____
5. County:__________________________________________________
6. Location:__________________________________________________________________________________________
7. Carcass measurements: Length:____________feet and ____________ inches Tail girth: _____________ inches
Bobtail? Yes No [circle one]
8. Disposition of carcass [circle one]:
9. Sex [circle one]:
Male
10. Meat yield:___________ lbs.
Processed
Female
Discarded
Transferred to:_________________________________
Unknown
[Record zero (0) here if the meat is to be processed for sale at a permitted processing
facility or if the carcass is discarded and meat is not retained by anyone.]
11. The information provided in SECTION A above is correct:___________________________________________________
Signature of Licensed Trapper
Date
SECTION B - PROCESSOR
1. Name of receiving processing facility permittee:___________________________________________________________
[Last]
[First]
[M.I.]
2. Processing facility permit number: APP - _________
3. Signature verifies receipt of the above carcass:___________________________________________________________
Signature of Licensed Processor
Date
4. Disposition of carcass [circle one]:
5. Sex [circle one]:
Male
Processed
Female
Discarded
Transferred to:_________________________________
Unknown
6. Meat yield from alligator with tag number listed in A3 above:____________ lbs.
7. The information provided in sections 4 through 7 are correct:_________________________________________________
Signature of Licensed Processor
Date
FOR CONTRACTED NUISANCE ALLIGATOR TRAPPER USE ONLY:
SNAP Harvest Permit Number: _________________________
Special Purpose Permit Disposition [circle one]:
Area type (if different than SNAP permit): ______________________
CR
CK
CR location: _________________________________
GPS Location (dd.dddddd) Capture.: N_______________ W_________________ Release: N________________ W_________________
WHITE - Commission
FWC FORM 1001AT (5/28/2000)
PINK - Processing facility
YELLOW - Trapper
Rule 68A-25.032; printed 1/2015
INSTRUCTIONS
How to complete and submit copies of the Alligator Harvest Report Form
Statewide and Private Lands trappers are highly encouraged to complete this form online at:
www.MyFWC.com/alligator
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PINK
YELLOW
Statewide Trappers: The WHITE copy must be forwarded to the FWC Alligator Management Program,
620 S. Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399, no later than November 15 of the calendar year of harvest.
Statewide trappers SHOULD NOT rely on processors to forward the harvest report form to the Commission; it is
the responsibility of the trapper to return the form to the address above or submit the form online.
Private Lands Trappers: The WHITE copy must be forwarded to the FWC Alligator Management Program,
620 S. Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399, no later than January 15 of the calendar year following harvest.
Nuisance Alligator Trappers: The WHITE copy must be forwarded to the Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program
by the 15th of the following month the alligator was harvested.
Receiving processing facility permittee retains this copy for 1 year, as required by Rule 68A-25.052, F.A.C.
Alligator trapping licensee retains this copy.
SECTION A
This section must be completed by the trapper within 24 hours of taking an alligator from the wild and prior to the transfer
of the alligator carcass to another person or processor.
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Provide full name (last name first) of the alligator trapping licensee.
Enter the Customer ID / ATL number from your Alligator Trapping License.
Record the number of the CITES tag that is attached to the hide, and, if attached, the number of the mercury tag.
Date the alligator was taken.
County where the alligator was taken.
General location from which the alligator was taken (that is, the name of the lake or river, the name of the harvest
unit if taken in statewide harvest, or the property name if taken on private lands).
Measure carcass length by marking the ground at the tip of the snout and the tip of the tail, then measure that
distance after the alligator is removed; record to the nearest inch. Measure tail girth (optional) along the front
margin of the third scale row (ring) behind the rear legs; record to the nearest ¼ inch. Indicate if the
alligator is bobtailed (missing part of it’s tail). Go to MyFWC.com/alligator for additional instructions.
Circle “Processed” if the hide or meat was removed from the carcass for personal consumption (record the weight
of the meat in 10.). Circle “Discarded” if the carcass was discarded without being skinned or removing any meat.
If the carcass was transferred to a processor or another person, for example, an alligator trapping agent, enter the
processor’s or person’s name in the blank provided.
Indicate sex of the alligator, if known.
Record total pounds of meat produced and packaged from the carcass. Record zero (0) here if the meat is to be
processed at a permitted processing facility or if the carcass is discarded and meat is not retained by anyone.
Provide the licensed alligator trapper's signature to confirm the information provided is correct.
Alligator meat that is not processed in a permitted processing facility under Rule 68A-25.052, F.A.C., and is kept for
personal consumption may not be sold, and such meat must be packaged and labeled in indelible ink with the CITES tag
number and license holder's name.
SECTION B
This section must be completed only if the carcass is transferred to a licensed and permitted alligator processing facility.
Note that Rule 68A-25.052, F.A.C., prohibits the sale of any alligator meat not packaged in such a facility.
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Provide full name (last name first) of the alligator processing facility permittee.
Give the processing facility permit number.
Provide the licensed alligator processor's signature to confirm receipt of the alligator carcass.
Indicate disposition of carcass. Note: Alligator processors may transfer legally acquired, tagged, unskinned
alligator carcasses and skinned alligator carcasses with the CITES tag number recorded on an attached tag to
other permitted processors. However, alligator meat may only be sold if processed from alligator carcasses
skinned in a permitted alligator processing facility. Receipt of the carcass shall be documented on a separate
Alligator Harvest Report Form in Sections A-3 and B-1 through B-3, and the receiving processor shall complete
sections B-4 through B-7 upon processing. A copy of the Alligator Harvest Report Form completed by the
processor shall accompany the carcass until processing.
Indicate sex of the alligator.
Indicate number of pounds of meat packaged from the alligator with the tag number listed above.
Provide the licensed alligator processor's signature to confirm information provided is correct.