Specifying incidental take allowances for Crabs other than the Genus Cancer

Summary

SCH Number
2018108495
Lead Agency
Fish & Game Commission (California Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
Specifying incidental take allowances for Crabs other than the Genus Cancer
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/19/2018

Document Description
The proposed project would restrict the incidental take of non-Cancer crabs in the commercial invertebrate trap fisheries. In particular, it would establish a trip limit for king crab and box crab, an annual total allowable catch for sheep crab, and a reporting requirement for the incidental take of non-Cancer crabs.

Contact Information
Melissa Miller-Henson
California Department of Fish and Game Commission
1416 Ninth Street, suite 1320
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-4899

Location


Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Cat 7&8; 14 CCR 15307, 15308
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project would reduce the risk of overlapping non-Cancer crabs and promote sustainable fisheries for these species.
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