2019 LDWF Alligator Regulations - Page 30



sealed or locked container. In conjunction with the inspection and prior to
department issuance of shipping tag(s) and seal(s) or locking device(s),
department personnel must collect:
(a). all completed buyer/dealer records for skins in each shipment;
(b). official shipping manifest including total length in inches (or
feet and inches) referenced to CITES tag number of each whole wild skin in
shipment and including total belly width in centimeters (measured at the fifth
scute) referenced to CITES tag number of each whole farm raised alligator
skin in shipment. A fully executed (filled out) shipping manifest containing all
information required in the buyer/dealer record may be substituted with
department approval for the buyer/dealer record requirement on farm raised
alligator skins;
(c). stub portion of yellow shipping tag completely filled-out;
(d). severance tax and alligator hide tag fees owed by alligator
hunter, alligator farmer or fur dealer.
iii. Prior to cutting raw alligator skins into pieces, every fur buyer,
fur dealer, alligator farmer or alligator hunter desiring to cut raw skins into
pieces (flanks, bellies, or chalecos), must request department personnel to
inspect the whole alligator hides and (with appropriate assistance) apply
CITES tags to each flank, chaleco, and belly so separated. Prior to tagging the
flanks, chaleco and belly, department personnel must receive an official
manifest including measurement (as specified below) of each skin. For wild
skins, the total length in inches (or feet and inches) referenced to the CITES
tag number of each whole wild skin to be cut into pieces must be provided. For
farm raised alligators skins, the total belly width in centimeters (measured at
the fifth scute) referenced to the CITES tag number of each whole farm raised
alligator skin to be cut into pieces must be provided. Prior to cutting the raw
alligator skin, CITES tags will be attached to each flank and chaleco (tag
applied to each hind leg area), and to each belly if either is to be separated
from the tail. Once the tail portion of the skin is separated from the flanks,
chaleco and belly, the original CITES tag must be removed and returned to the
department within 15 days of the cutting of the tail.
iv. Every fur dealer, alligator farmer or alligator hunter prior to
shipping out of state or prior to tanning in state, partial alligator skins (flanks,
bellies or chalecos) must provide an official shipping manifest listing a
description of the partial alligator skins in the shipment along with the CITES
tag number for each partial skin piece, referenced to the original CITES tag
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