Coastal Pelagic Species Trawl Research
- SCH Number
- Public Agency
- California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW)
- Document Title
- Coastal Pelagic Species Trawl Research
- Document Type
- NOE - Notice of Exemption
- Document Description
- The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit to NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 2081(a) to sample fish statewide for the Coastal Pelagic Species Trawl Research. The Section 2081(a) permit authorizes SWFSC to incidentally take Longfin Smelt (Spirinchus thaleichthys), Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), and Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) during the course of its research subject to terms and conditions set forth in the permit. The purpose of this program is to collect biological and acoustic data on a range of small pelagic species listed in the Pacific Fisheries Management Council Coastal Pelagic Species (CPS) management plan. Covered methods of take are limited to a Nordic 264 midwater trawl net.
- Contact Information
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
3637 Westwind Blvd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone : (707) 791-4195
- Crescent City Eureka Monterey San Francisco
- Del Norte Humboldt Marin Mendocino Monterey San Francisco San Mateo Santa Cruz Sonoma
- Other Information
- Various locations in the Pacific Ocean within state waters.
Notice of Exemption
- Exempt Status
- Categorical Exemption
- Type, Section or Code
- Calif. Code Regs., Section 15306, Information Collection, Class 6
- Reasons for Exemption
- The Project involves research which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to Longfin Smelt, a threatened species, Spring Run Chinook Salmon, a threatened species, Winter Run Chinook Salmon, an endangered species, Central California Coast ESU Coho Salmon, an endangered species, and Southern Oregon/Northern California ESU Coho Salmon, a threatened species.
- Notice of Exemption
- CDFW_2081aMOU_NOE_SWFSC_CoastalPelagic PDF 140 K
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