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

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015082035
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
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
10/13/2015

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

Location

Counties
Sonoma
Regions
Statewide
Cross Streets
Point Arguello, Santa Barbara County

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
5355 Skylane Blvd, Suite B, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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