Pacific Herring Commercial Fishing in Ocean Waters

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC)
Document Title
Pacific Herring Commercial Fishing in Ocean Waters
Document Type
FIN - Final Document

Document Description
The project goal is to maintain healthy Pacific herring stocks in California. Project objectives to achieve this goal include: - Restore healthy age structures to stocks in need of rebuilding; - Avoid and/or minimize the harvest of two and three-year-old herring, many of which are first-time spawners; - Manage commercial harvest of Pacific herring to achieve a sustainable fishery; - Provide sufficient Pacific herring to conserve living resources of the ocean that utilize herring as a food source; and - Provide sufficient Pacific herring to support recreational take.

Contact Information
John J. Mello
California Fish and Game Commission
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (707) 441-5755


Del Norte Humboldt Marin San Francisco

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Other (Marine Resources Planning)
Local Action
Resources Harvest and Planning
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Recreation Vegetation Herring fishery
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Delta Protection Commission Department of Water Resources Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

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