Amend subsection (b) of Section 27.65, re: Filleting of Fish on Vessels; CA sheephead

Summary

SCH Number
2019028136
Lead Agency
Fish & Game Commission (California Department of Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
Amend subsection (b) of Section 27.65, re: Filleting of Fish on Vessels; CA sheephead
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Amendment to subsection (b) of Section 27.65, Title 14, CCR adds a minimum fillet length regulation for California Sheephead, where fillets must be a minimum of 6.75 inches in length and bear the entire skin intact. Environmental benefits of this regulation include returning CA sheephead carcasses to the marine ecosystem.

Contact Information
Mike Yaun
California Department of Fish and Game Commission
1416 Ninth Street, Rm 1320
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-653-4899

Location

Counties
Monterey
Other Information
Coastal areas south of Monterey, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15308
Reasons for Exemption
In general, the exemption applies to agency actions to the environment. This amendment anticipates a benefit to the environment by returning California sheephead carcasses to the marine ecosystem. Therefore, the activity is one that is the proper subject of CEQA's Class 8 categorical exemption.
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