Pacific Herring Commercial Fishing in Ocean Waters

40 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Game Commission (California Department of Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
Pacific Herring Commercial Fishing in Ocean Waters
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation

Document Description
The project to be described is commercial fishing as an element of the Department's Pacific herring management program. The locations of the project are San Francisco Bay, Tomales Bay, Humboldt Bay, and Crescent City Harbor. Herring are primarily harvested for their roe (eggs) during the months of December through March (spawning season) using small mesh gill nets to take whole fish. The project objective is to provide optimal management of the Pacific herring resource for its human use and ecological values.

Contact Information
Becky Ota
Fish and Game Commission
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (650) 631-6789


Crescent City
Pacific Ocean, Humbolt Bay, Tomales Bay, SF Bay, Monterey Bay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Marine Resources Planning)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Resources Harvest and Planning
Project Issues
Coastal Zone Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Noise Recreation/Parks Vegetation Water Quality Other Other Issues: Herring Fishery
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Health Services Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
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