Nearshore Gil Net Sampling Program for White Seabass, Atracioscion nobilis

Summary

SCH Number
2013088060
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife, Eastern Sierra-Inland Deserts Region (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eastern Sierra-Inland Deserts Region)
Document Title
Nearshore Gil Net Sampling Program for White Seabass, Atracioscion nobilis
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The purpose of this survey is to determine the distribution, seasonality, and abundance of juvenile white seabass in the shallow nearshore waters between Point Conception and the U.S./Mexico border. It will also be used to estimate survivorship of hatchery-raised and released white seabass that are part of the state's Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program. Nine stations will be set with small-mesh set gill nets in waters 16-33 feet (5-10 meters) deep between Palos Verdes and Imperial Beach.

Contact Information
Traci Larinto
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eastern Sierra-Inlan
4665 Lampson Avenue, Suite J
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

562 342-7111

Location

Other Location Info
Ocean waters between Point Conception and the U.S./Mexico border

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306, 15307 - Class 6 & 7
Reasons for Exemption
THe prjoect involves research and the collection of information pertaining to white seabass which will not result in a serioujs or major disturbance to white shark.
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