Amend Sections 132.2 and 705; Add Section 132.7, Title 14, CCR, Re: Dungeness Crab

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Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife (Headquarters), Habitat Conservation Planning Branch - Sacramento (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning )
Document Title
Amend Sections 132.2 and 705; Add Section 132.7, Title 14, CCR, Re: Dungeness Crab
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Document Description
The proposed project would establish a statewide lost or abandoned gear retrieval program designed to incentivize the removal of lost or abandoned commercial Dungeness crab traps after the close of the fishing season, thereby reducing interactions with marine life (i.e. entanglement risk) and the marine environment

Contact Information
Craig Shuman
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
P.O. Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244-2090

Phone : (916) 445-6459


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Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307 and 15308
Reasons for Exemption
Classes 7 and 8 exempt agency actions for the protection of natural resources and the environment, respectively. The proposed project would reduce potential interactions between lost and abandoned crab trap gear and marine life by incentivizing their removal after the close of the season.


Notice of Exemption
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