Proposed Amendments to Dungeness Crab Recreational Fishing Regulations and Crab Trap Requirements

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Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 3 (Napa) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3)
Document Title
Proposed Amendments to Dungeness Crab Recreational Fishing Regulations and Crab Trap Requirements
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration

Document Description
The proposed regulation changes to the Dungeness crab recreational fishery and crab trap requirements would modify Sections 29.80 & 29.85, Title 14 California Code of Regulations: 1. Uniform size and bag limit for recreationally caught Dungeness Crab of ten Dungeness crab that are at least 5.75 inches 2. Require destruct device for recreational crab traps 3. Require buoys be labelled on recreational crab traps 4. Seven-day moratorium on deploying crab traps prior to Dungeness crab recreational season opener.

Contact Information
Christy Juhasz
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3
5355 Skylane Blvd, Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Phone : (707) 576-2887


Cross Streets
Point Arguello, Santa Barbara County

Notice of Completion

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Development Type
Other (Dungeness crab sport fishery and trap requirements)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: FGC Action
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: California fisheries
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Coastal Commission California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
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