National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Northwest Fisheries Science Center Fishery Research Surveys

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Summary

SCH Number
2017018318
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife Marine Region (Monterey) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region)
Document Title
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Northwest Fisheries Science Center Fishery Research Surveys
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/23/2017

Document Description
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit to the National Fishery Resource Analysis and Monitoring Division pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 2081(a) for research in California state waters. The Section 2081(a) permit authorizes NWFSC to incidentally take Longfin Smelt, Coho Salmon, and Chinook Salmon during the course of its research surveys subject to terms and conditions set forth in the permit. The prupose of this research has two components, a summer and winter Pacific hake survey and groundfish bottom trawl survey. The hake surveys are to assess and characterize hake aggregations and distribution for the Pacific hake stock assessemtn and further biomass surveys. The groudnfish trawl survey is used to to collect fishery-independent data that sill be used to assess the status and trends of commerciall important species.

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

Phone : (707) 576-2889

Location

Other Location Info
California coastal waters from Oregon border in the north to the Mexican border in the south.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 - Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Research which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to Longfin Smelt. Information Collection

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