National Marine Fisheries Service - Southwest Fisheries Science Center Coastal California Fisheries Research

Summary

SCH Number
2015068054
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife Marine Region (Monterey) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region)
Document Title
National Marine Fisheries Service - Southwest Fisheries Science Center Coastal California Fisheries Research
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/4/2015

Document Description
CDFW is issuing a permit to the National Marine Fisheries Service - Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 2081(a) for research in CA state waters. The Section 2081 (a) permit authorizes SWFSC to incidentally take Longfin Smelt, Coho Salmon, and Chinook Salmon during the course of this research subject to terms and conditions set forth in the permit. The purpose of this research has three components, study juvenile salmonids in their ocean habitat, assess year class strength of various rockfish and other young of the year groundfish species, and to obtain biological specimens of groundfish, flatfish, or roundfish for various biological studies. Fish collection will be conducted aboard NOAA research vessels or contracted fishing vessels using trawl and hook and line gear.

Contact Information
Arn Aarreberg
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region
1933 Cliff Drive, Suite 9
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Phone : (707) 576-2889

Location

Counties
Santa Barbara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15306, Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Information Collection.
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