Nearshore Gill Net Sampling Progrm for White Seabass, Atractoscion nobilis

Summary

SCH Number
2014068309
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife, Eastern Sierra-Inland Deserts Region (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eastern Sierra-Inland Deserts Region)
Document Title
Nearshore Gill Net Sampling Progrm for White Seabass, Atractoscion nobilis
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/20/2014

Document Description
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 2081(a) for an underwater gil net survey for juvenile white seabass. The Section 2081(a) perrmit authorizes Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute to take white shark during the course of its survey subject to terms and conditions set forth in the permit. 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 Hatchrey Program.

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

Phone : (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
Research and the collection of information pertaining to whiteseabass which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to white share, Carcharodon carcharias, a candidate species for listing as threatened or endangered.
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