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Alligator Management Program

Nuisance Alligator Hotline

Concerned about an alligator? Call FWC's toll-free Nuisance Alligator Hotline. 866-392-4286

Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program

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Online Alligator Harvest Report Form for Statewide Alligator Harvest Program participants. You must know your FWC Customer ID number to access your records. This ID number is printed on the upper left side of your Alligator Trapping License and can be found on your hunting and fishing licenses. If you complete the online form, then you do not have to mail in a hard copy form, unless you transfer your alligator carcass to a commercial alligator processor, then you must also complete or print out a hard copy of the alligator harvest report form, and a copy of this form must be transferred with the carcass.

If you have unused CITES tags, they must be returned to the address below. Please be sure to mail unused tags in a padded envelope to prevent loss during shipping.

FWC Alligator Management Program
1239 S.W. 10th Street
Ocala, FL 34471

 

Living with Alligators

The FWC provides living with alligators safety advice and informational tools such as a video, infographic, and brochure. Visit the species profile to learn more about alligators.

Create awareness of the possible presence of alligators in ponds and canals with these signs. 
Don't Feed Alligators!
Be Alert!

Nuisance Alligator Hotline: 866-FWC-GATOR

People with concerns about an alligator should call FWC’s toll-free Nuisance Alligator Hotline at 866-392-4286. When someone concerned about an alligator calls the Nuisance Alligator Hotline, FWC will dispatch a contracted nuisance alligator trapper to resolve the situation.

 

Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

FWC Alligator Research Publications