Mysis Shrimp Project at Emerald Bay


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Mysis Shrimp Project at Emerald Bay
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Reduce the abundance of the invasive non-native Mysis shrimp in Emerald Bay at Emerald Bay State Park to improve water quality and protect Lake Tahoe's biodiversity. Work will use eco-sounding, remote sensing equipment to locate the position of high density Mysis shrimp patches within the water column to maximize efficiency. Boats will slowly tow a fine mesh net to collect Mysis shrimp. The crew on board will be able to visually locate the Mysis Shrimp and adjust the depth of the trawl to maximize catch.

Contact Information

Silver Hartman
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15306 - Class 4 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration in the condition of land and vegetation that does not involve the removal of healthy, mature scenic trees except for forestry proposes and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource and is included as "resource management projects" and "baseline monitoring" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCRS 15300.4.

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