Dungeness Crab Trap Surface Gear Limitations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC)
Document Title
Dungeness Crab Trap Surface Gear Limitations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project would reduce the total portion of a deployed Dungeness crab trap that is floating on the surface, which would reduce interactions with migrating whales. The proposed project would also ease the restriction on in-season trap retrieval as well as cleaning up outdated regulatory languages.

Contact Information

Craig Shuman
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Game Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
All state coastal ocean waters

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 7; 14 ccr 15307; general r
Reasons for Exemption
ule; 14 CCR 15061b3 Class 7 categorical exemption exempts actions for the protection of natural resources. The proposed action would reduce interactions between fishing gears and migrating whales and facilitate less trap loss. Common sense exemption exempts agency actions that do not have any potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. The cleanup items would not lead to any substantive regulatory change.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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