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

Summary

SCH Number
2018058135
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

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 its research subject to terms and conditions set forth in the permit. The purpose of this research has two components, 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 gear.

Contact Information
Arn Arregerg
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region
1933 CLiff Dr., Suite 9
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

707-576-2889

Location


Notice of Exemption

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