Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and Regulatory Amendments

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Game Commission (California Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and Regulatory Amendments
Document Type
FED - Functional Equivalent Document
Present Land Use
Commercial and recreational fishing in state waters, excluding marine protected areas that prohibit take

Document Description
The proposed project is the adoption of a fishery management plan (FMP) for Pacific herring fishing under the State’s jurisdiction. The project includes both commercial and recreational fishing as an element of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (Department) Pacific herring management program. Herring are primarily harvested commercially for their roe (eggs) during the months of January through March (spawning season) using small-mesh, set gill nets to take whole fish.

Contact Information
Melissa Miller-Henson
California Fish and Game Commission
PO Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244-2090

Phone : (916) 653-4899


State Highways

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
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Local Action
Project Issues
Biological Resources Coastal Zone Economics/Jobs Noise Population/Housing Balance Recreation/Parks Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Growth Inducing Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 1 Caltrans, District 4 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Environmental Document
Draft Herring FMP   PDF 26269 K Notice of Availability   PDF 87 K Project Description_mmh   PDF 64 K summary form   PDF 292 K
noc   PDF 2353 K

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